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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
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
SK5739NE COMMERCE SQUARE
646-1/21/164 (South side)
12/07/72 Nos.2A AND 4-14 (Even)
(Formerly Listed as:
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
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:
Listing NGR: SK5769639588
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