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The Albert Ball Memorial Homes, including boundary walls, railings and gateways

A Grade II* Listed Building in Nottingham, Nottingham

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Latitude: 52.9466 / 52°56'47"N

Longitude: -1.1783 / 1°10'41"W

OS Eastings: 455313

OS Northings: 339118

OS Grid: SK553391

Mapcode National: GBR LGR.YV

Mapcode Global: WHDGY.W63D

Plus Code: 9C4WWRWC+JM

Entry Name: The Albert Ball Memorial Homes, including boundary walls, railings and gateways

Listing Date: 30 November 1995

Last Amended: 2 May 2017

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1246781

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455833

Location: Lenton and Wollaton, Nottingham, NG7

County: Nottingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Dunkirk and Lenton

Built-Up Area: Nottingham

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Lenton

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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Listing Text


646-1/7/790 (South East side)
Albert Ball Memorial Homes


Old people's homes. Dated 1921. Paid for by Alderman Ball of
Lenton in memory of his son, Capt. Albert Ball, RFC. Red
brick, with brick and Portland stone dressings, and hipped
plain tile roof. 4 brick ridge stacks. Renaissance Revival
Plinth, first floor band, moulded wooden eaves cornice and
pediment. Windows are mainly 3-light glazing bar casements
with brick flat arches. 2 storeys; 9 window range. Slightly
concave facade with projecting central block.
Central block has rusticated quoins and a roof topped with a
domed wooden cupola, with a sundial and a finial in the form
of a biplane. Central segmental portico, with paired Tuscan
columns and lead saucer dome, covering 2 half-glazed doors.
Single windows each side. Above, a large wreathed cartouche
with inscription, flanked by single light windows. Beyond,
single windows.
Side wings have single windows, then pairs of half-glazed
doors, followed by 2 windows, then single doors. Doors have
wooden hoods on brackets.
Capt. Albert Ball was the first British air fighter of World
War I to become widely known. He died in 1917.

Listing NGR: SK5532039119

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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