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King's Court

A Grade II Listed Building in Nottingham, City of Nottingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9506 / 52°57'2"N

Longitude: -1.1427 / 1°8'33"W

OS Eastings: 457696

OS Northings: 339588

OS Grid: SK576395

Mapcode National: GBR LQQ.QF

Mapcode Global: WHDGZ.F32B

Entry Name: King's Court

Listing Date: 12 July 1972

Last Amended: 30 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247204

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456508

Location: Nottingham, NG1

County: City of Nottingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Bridge

Built-Up Area: Nottingham

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Nottingham St George with St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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Listing Text


NOTTINGHAM

SK5739NE COMMERCE SQUARE
646-1/21/164 (South side)
12/07/72 Nos.2A AND 4-14 (Even)
King's Court
(Formerly Listed as:
COMMERCE SQUARE
Nos.2-12 (Even))

GV II

Includes: Nos.77-87 CLIFF ROAD.
Offices and warehouses, now flats and offices. Late C18 and
early and mid C19. Converted, restored, and attic storey
added, 1990. Red brick, with ashlar dressings and artificial
slate roofs. Plinth, moulded cornice, brick parapet. The
buildings rise from Cliff Road, backing onto a sandstone cliff
containing caves.
EXTERIOR: north front, to Commerce Square, 3 storeys; 14
window range, arranged 7:4:3. Windows are renewed 12-pane
glazing bar sashes with brick flat arches. Doorways have brick
round arches with replica 4-panel double doors and fanlights.
Recessed centre, 4 windows, has to right a doorway. West
block, 3 windows, has a single bay left return with a doorway.
East block, 7 windows, has 2 doorways. Rear elevation, to
Cliff Road, 3 builds. 8 storeys; 14 window range. Rendered
basement with 8 C20 openings, fourth floor sill band and
moulded cornice. Upper floors have regular fenestration
arranged 3:4:4:1:2. To right, beyond a glazed-in space, a
slightly recessed block in the same style, 5 storeys; 4 x 4
windows. These blocks have a set back attic storey, 1990.
To left, a set back block rising from the cliff, 5 storeys; 5
window range. Sill bands on the lower floors, eaves cornice
and parapet. The upper part of this block forms the irregular
west side of Commerce Square.
INTERIOR: remodelled, has in the upper part of the east block
a mid C19 stone cantilever winder stair with cast-iron
balustrade. Caves at various levels are exposed in the
glazed-in space between the blocks fronting Cliff Road.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Nottinghamshire: London:
1979-: 231).


Listing NGR: SK5769639588

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