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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1246781
English Heritage Legacy ID: 455833
Location: Lenton and Wollaton, Nottingham, NG7
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
SK53NE CHURCH STREET, Lenton
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,
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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