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154 to 162, Derby Road

A Grade II Listed Building in Nottingham, Nottingham

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Latitude: 52.9555 / 52°57'19"N

Longitude: -1.1636 / 1°9'48"W

OS Eastings: 456288

OS Northings: 340116

OS Grid: SK562401

Mapcode National: GBR LLN.5P

Mapcode Global: WHDGS.3Z54

Plus Code: 9C4WXR4P+5H

Entry Name: 154 to 162, Derby Road

Listing Date: 14 October 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247221

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456547

Location: Radford, Nottingham, NG7

County: Nottingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Radford and Park

Built-Up Area: Nottingham

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: All Souls and Saint Peter, Radford

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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646-1/12/184 (North side)
14/10/91 Nos.154-162 (Even)


Formerly known as: Alton's Cigar Factory (E Alton & Co Ltd)
3 town houses, converted to shops and a cigar factory. Late
C18 and early C19, with late C19 additions and alterations.
Red brick, with ashlar dressings and slate roofs.
Nos 160 & 162, to left. Early C19. 4 storeys; 2 window range.
2 projecting ground floor shopfronts, late C19, and above, 2
canted bay windows with plain sashes. Above again, 2 glazing
bar sashes on a sill band, and above again, 2 smaller sashes.
All these windows have stucco lintels and double keystones.
Left return has similar glazing bar sashes with brick flat
arches, and a round-arched door and fanlight.
INTERIOR has 2 original open well stairs with winders and
sinuous ramped handrail. Some panelled doors and remains of
fireplaces, early C19.
Central block, No.158. Late C18 front, 4 storeys plus basement
and attic, 5 window range. Slightly projecting front, 1897,
with double doorway, flanked by triple plain sashes with
basement lights below. Above, 3 floors with glazing bar
sashes, the middle floor with a sill band. Above again, an
eaves cornice, then an attic, early C19, with 5 boarded
windows. All these windows have brick flat arches. At the
rear, early C19 factory additions, 3 and 4 storeys, around a
small yard. The additions have segment-arched windows, mostly
original. At the rear, 8 irregularly spaced windows, mainly
glazing bar sashes on the lower floors and glazing bar cross
casements above. Loft doors on the upper floors.
INTERIOR has central ground floor corridor flanked by
matchboarded offices with glazed screens and original
fittings, 1897. Behind these, matchboarded despatch room.
Basement has elliptical brick vaults at the front.
First floor processing and packing rooms have softwood floors,
partly ceiled, and cast-iron columns. Plant room in courtyard
to west has remains of steam plant.
Second floor has at the front a packing room with fitted
benches under the windows. Rear wing has softwood beams and
floors and a double row of cast-iron columns, some with
brackets. On the east side, fitted sorting benches. Third
floor has at the front a box making room with fitted benches
and an opening into the rear wing on cast-iron columns.
Attics have a strutted king post roof.
Nos 154 & 156, to right. Early C19, with a flat roof, mid C20.
3 storeys; 3 window range. Projecting ground floor with 2
shopfronts, late C19, with glazed tiles and plate glass
windows. Above, a boarded central window flanked by broader
glazing bar sashes. Above again, 3 similar smaller windows,
all boarded. All these windows have painted stucco lintels and
double keystones.
INTERIOR has wooden dogleg stair with stick balusters, and
fireplaces, early and mid C19.

Listing NGR: SK5628840116

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