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Boulevard United Reformed Church and Attached Steps and Boundary Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Nottingham, City of Nottingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9654 / 52°57'55"N

Longitude: -1.1712 / 1°10'16"W

OS Eastings: 455761

OS Northings: 341218

OS Grid: SK557412

Mapcode National: GBR LJK.H3

Mapcode Global: WHDGR.ZQFH

Entry Name: Boulevard United Reformed Church and Attached Steps and Boundary Wall

Listing Date: 30 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247620

English Heritage Legacy ID: 457215

Location: Nottingham, NG7

County: City of Nottingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Arboretum

Built-Up Area: Nottingham

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Hyson Green and Forest Fields

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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Listing Text


NOTTINGHAM

SK54SE GREGORY BOULEVARD
646-1/4/233 (North side)
Boulevard United Reformed Church and
attached steps and boundary wall

II

United Reformed church and attached steps and boundary wall.
1884-99. Rockfaced stone with ashlar dressings and plain tile
roofs, with terracotta ornament in the gables. Gothic Revival
style.
PLAN: chancel, nave with clerestory and aisles, north west
tower and spire all with basements, adjoining vestry and
parlour.
EXTERIOR: chancel has a round window to east, and a
flat-headed window, 3 lights, on each side. Clerestory has 5
flat-headed 3-light windows to south, and 4 to north. Nave
west end has 2 segment-arched doors to the basement, and
above, an arcaded window with 7 round-arched lights and
shafts. Above again, a panel tracery window, 5 lights, with
ogee head. Aisles have a 3-light window in each bay, with
segment-arched basement windows below, separated by shallow
buttresses. South aisle has at the west end steps to a pointed
arched door. Square tower, 2 stages, has angle buttresses with
round pinnacles, terracotta band and shaped ashlar parapet. To
west, steps to a pointed arched door, and above, a traceried
2-light window. Set back octagonal slated spire with corona.
Vestry and parlour, flanking the chancel, have segment-headed
windows.
Outside, boundary wall along each side and across the west
end. Rockfaced stone with slab coping and square corner piers.
Central opening to west, with steps to basement.
INTERIOR: rendered. Chancel has a moulded pointed arch with
shaft imposts, flanked by doors. Scissor braced roof. Nave has
wagon roof with wall shafts, and ornamental iron tie rods.
Arcades, 4 bays, with moulded arches and hood moulds, and
fluted round columns with enclosed bases. At the rear, a
panelled gallery flanked by double doors. Aisles have lean-to
roofs, and single stained glass windows, c1918 and 1929.
Basement has cast-iron columns and screened-off Sunday School
rooms. Parlour has matchboard wainscotting, ceiling and steps.
Fittings include traceried panelled octagonal wooden pulpit
and matching table. Memorials include marble and slate tablet,
1860.


Listing NGR: SK5576141218

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

Description


NOTTINGHAM

SK54SE GREGORY BOULEVARD
646-1/4/233 (North side)
Boulevard United Reformed Church and
attached steps and boundary wall

II

United Reformed church and attached steps and boundary wall.
1884-99. Rockfaced stone with ashlar dressings and plain tile
roofs, with terracotta ornament in the gables. Gothic Revival
style.
PLAN: chancel, nave with clerestory and aisles, north west
tower and spire all with basements, adjoining vestry and
parlour.
EXTERIOR: chancel has a round window to east, and a
flat-headed window, 3 lights, on each side. Clerestory has 5
flat-headed 3-light windows to south, and 4 to north. Nave
west end has 2 segment-arched doors to the basement, and
above, an arcaded window with 7 round-arched lights and
shafts. Above again, a panel tracery window, 5 lights, with
ogee head. Aisles have a 3-light window in each bay, with
segment-arched basement windows below, separated by shallow
buttresses. South aisle has at the west end steps to a pointed
arched door. Square tower, 2 stages, has angle buttresses with
round pinnacles, terracotta band and shaped ashlar parapet. To
west, steps to a pointed arched door, and above, a traceried
2-light window. Set back octagonal slated spire with corona.
Vestry and parlour, flanking the chancel, have segment-headed
windows.
Outside, boundary wall along each side and across the west
end. Rockfaced stone with slab coping and square corner piers.
Central opening to west, with steps to basement.
INTERIOR: rendered. Chancel has a moulded pointed arch with
shaft imposts, flanked by doors. Scissor braced roof. Nave has
wagon roof with wall shafts, and ornamental iron tie rods.
Arcades, 4 bays, with moulded arches and hood moulds, and
fluted round columns with enclosed bases. At the rear, a
panelled gallery flanked by double doors. Aisles have lean-to
roofs, and single stained glass windows, c1918 and 1929.
Basement has cast-iron columns and screened-off Sunday School
rooms. Parlour has matchboard wainscotting, ceiling and steps.
Fittings include traceried panelled octagonal wooden pulpit
and matching table. Memorials include marble and slate tablet,
1860.


Listing NGR: SK5576141218

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