History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

Lace Market Theatre

A Grade II Listed Building in Nottingham, City of Nottingham

More Photos »
Approximate Location Map
Large Map »

Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9517 / 52°57'5"N

Longitude: -1.1451 / 1°8'42"W

OS Eastings: 457536

OS Northings: 339706

OS Grid: SK575397

Mapcode National: GBR LQQ.61

Mapcode Global: WHDGZ.C2ZJ

Entry Name: Lace Market Theatre

Listing Date: 30 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247625

English Heritage Legacy ID: 457224

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

Find accommodation in
Nottingham

Listing Text


NOTTINGHAM

SK5739NE HALIFAX PLACE
646-1/21/242 (West side)
Lace Market Theatre

II

Unitarian chapel, later school, now theatre. c1760, remodelled
early C19, converted 1965-72. Red brick, with stucco front and
concrete tile roof.
Plinth, coped rear gable. Windows renewed, with glazing bars.
2 storeys; 5 x 4 windows. Front, Renaissance Revival style,
has minor cornice and elaborately shaped gable with finials.
Central doorway with pilasters and pediment, renewed double
doors and overlight. On each side, a dummy window, then a
blocked door with overlight. Above, a blank panel flanked by
single windows, then smaller windows. All these windows have
cornices. Left return has 4 blocked openings. Right return has
a single blocked opening. All these openings are
segment-headed.
INTERIOR has king post roof with struts, collars, wind braces
and double purlins, largely of reused timber, and fire
damaged. Principal rafters end at collar level.
This building was used as a school from c1832 till c1850, and
then became a warehouse for lace and other goods (plaque
inside theatre).


Listing NGR: SK5753639706

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

Description


NOTTINGHAM

SK5739NE HALIFAX PLACE
646-1/21/242 (West side)
Lace Market Theatre

II

Unitarian chapel, later school, now theatre. c1760, remodelled
early C19, converted 1965-72. Red brick, with stucco front and
concrete tile roof.
Plinth, coped rear gable. Windows renewed, with glazing bars.
2 storeys; 5 x 4 windows. Front, Renaissance Revival style,
has minor cornice and elaborately shaped gable with finials.
Central doorway with pilasters and pediment, renewed double
doors and overlight. On each side, a dummy window, then a
blocked door with overlight. Above, a blank panel flanked by
single windows, then smaller windows. All these windows have
cornices. Left return has 4 blocked openings. Right return has
a single blocked opening. All these openings are
segment-headed.
INTERIOR has king post roof with struts, collars, wind braces
and double purlins, largely of reused timber, and fire
damaged. Principal rafters end at collar level.
This building was used as a school from c1832 till c1850, and
then became a warehouse for lace and other goods (plaque
inside theatre).


Listing NGR: SK5753639706

Recommended Books

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.