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15 and 17, George Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Nottingham, City of Nottingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9545 / 52°57'16"N

Longitude: -1.1454 / 1°8'43"W

OS Eastings: 457512

OS Northings: 340018

OS Grid: SK575400

Mapcode National: GBR LQP.41

Mapcode Global: WHDGS.CZTX

Entry Name: 15 and 17, George Street

Listing Date: 12 July 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247548

English Heritage Legacy ID: 457126

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 Peter with St James

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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Listing Text


NOTTINGHAM

SK5740SE GEORGE STREET
646-1/15/223 (West side)
12/07/72 Nos.15 AND 17

II

Architect's office, now solicitor's office. 1895. By Watson
Fothergill for himself. Converted late C20. Elaborate
polychrome work, red brick with ashlar and blue brick
dressings and plain tile roof with tile crest. Stylised brick
gable and side wall stacks. Gothic Revival style.
Blue brick plinth and first floor band. 2 storeys plus attics;
5 window range. Windows are mainly wooden framed cross
casements and plain sashes with leaded glazing.
Asymmetrical front has to left a board door in a shouldered
opening with shafts. To right, 2 segmental arches with a grey
granite column, containing a late C20 panelled door and
window. Beyond, a basket arched passage entrance. To left, a
2-light window with plate tracery. Above, to left, a
machicolated turret with 3 trefoil-headed windows under
gables. Octagonal spire roof and 2 steep pitched hipped
lucarnes, with crests and finial. To right, 4 trefoil-headed
windows with clustered shafts. Between the left pair, the
figure of a medieval architect, and between the others, busts
of Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin and Street.
The names of Scott, Burges and Shaw are
inscribed. Under the windows, 4 reliefs showing building
construction.
Above again, in the centre, a cross casement. To right, a
timber-framed gable on brackets, with brick nogging and arched
bargeboard, framing 2 cross casements.
This building exemplifies Fothergill's eclectic style and its
figures and inscriptions pay tribute to his architectural
mentors.
Ground floor refitted late C20.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Nottinghamshire: London:
1979-: 233; Get to know Nottingham: Brand K: Watson
Fothergill, Architect: Nottingham: 1987-: 19).


Listing NGR: SK5751240018

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Description


NOTTINGHAM

SK5740SE GEORGE STREET
646-1/15/223 (West side)
12/07/72 Nos.15 AND 17

II

Architect's office, now solicitor's office. 1895. By Watson
Fothergill for himself. Converted late C20. Elaborate
polychrome work, red brick with ashlar and blue brick
dressings and plain tile roof with tile crest. Stylised brick
gable and side wall stacks. Gothic Revival style.
Blue brick plinth and first floor band. 2 storeys plus attics;
5 window range. Windows are mainly wooden framed cross
casements and plain sashes with leaded glazing.
Asymmetrical front has to left a board door in a shouldered
opening with shafts. To right, 2 segmental arches with a grey
granite column, containing a late C20 panelled door and
window. Beyond, a basket arched passage entrance. To left, a
2-light window with plate tracery. Above, to left, a
machicolated turret with 3 trefoil-headed windows under
gables. Octagonal spire roof and 2 steep pitched hipped
lucarnes, with crests and finial. To right, 4 trefoil-headed
windows with clustered shafts. Between the left pair, the
figure of a medieval architect, and between the others, busts
of Augustus Welby Northmore Pugin and Street.
The names of Scott, Burges and Shaw are
inscribed. Under the windows, 4 reliefs showing building
construction.
Above again, in the centre, a cross casement. To right, a
timber-framed gable on brackets, with brick nogging and arched
bargeboard, framing 2 cross casements.
This building exemplifies Fothergill's eclectic style and its
figures and inscriptions pay tribute to his architectural
mentors.
Ground floor refitted late C20.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Nottinghamshire: London:
1979-: 233; Get to know Nottingham: Brand K: Watson
Fothergill, Architect: Nottingham: 1987-: 19).


Listing NGR: SK5751240018

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