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Nottingham Womens' Centre and Chaucer Court Workshops

A Grade II Listed Building in Nottingham, Nottingham

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Latitude: 52.9572 / 52°57'25"N

Longitude: -1.1564 / 1°9'23"W

OS Eastings: 456768

OS Northings: 340314

OS Grid: SK567403

Mapcode National: GBR LMN.R2

Mapcode Global: WHDGS.6XLT

Plus Code: 9C4WXR4V+VC

Entry Name: Nottingham Womens' Centre and Chaucer Court Workshops

Listing Date: 30 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247109

English Heritage Legacy ID: 455816

Location: Hyson Green and Arboretum, Nottingham, NG1

County: Nottingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Arboretum

Built-Up Area: Nottingham

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Nottingham St Peter with St James

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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646-1/13/145 (North side)
Nottingham Womens' Centre and
Chaucer Court Workshops


Workshops, formerly part of the Royal Midland Institute for
the Blind, now Womens' Centre. c1890, with addition c1910 by
AN Bromley of Nottingham. Red brick, with ashlar and
terracotta dressings and slate roofs. Coped gable and 2 coped
ridge stacks.
2 storeys plus basement and attics; 7:4 windows. Windows are
mainly casements with stone mullions and transoms.
Main block, to left, Jacobean Revival style, has rock-faced
stone basement, first floor band and eaves cornice. To left, a
square tower porch, 3 stages, with a pyramidal spire.
Round-arched entrance with double doors, and above. a canted
oriel window, 4 lights. Above again, 2 round-arched blind
openings divided by a pilaster. To right, 6 windows on each
floor. Segment-arched basement openings, and 2 gabled dormers
with finials.
Addition, to right, in harmonising style and materials. To
left, a slightly projecting entrance bay with coped gable and
finial. Panelled double door with overlight and sidelights, in
ashlar surround with pediment. Above, a 4-light window with
stained glass, and over it, a smaller 4-light window. In the
gable, a 3-light window. To right, 2 windows to ground floor
and basement, then a round-arched cart entrance, 2 storeys,
with voussoirs. Above, 3 windows and above them, 3 wooden
gabled dormers.

Listing NGR: SK5676840314

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