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Cripps Hall of Residence, University of Nottingham

A Grade II Listed Building in Nottingham, City of Nottingham

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Latitude: 52.9424 / 52°56'32"N

Longitude: -1.1953 / 1°11'43"W

OS Eastings: 454171

OS Northings: 338638

OS Grid: SK541386

Mapcode National: GBR LCT.7C

Mapcode Global: WHDGY.M90M

Plus Code: 9C4WWRR3+XV

Entry Name: Cripps Hall of Residence, University of Nottingham

Listing Date: 29 March 1988

Last Amended: 30 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1254542

English Heritage Legacy ID: 457425

Location: Nottingham, NG7

County: City of Nottingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Wollaton East and Lenton Abbey

Built-Up Area: Nottingham

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Lenton

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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Listing Text


646-1/6/309 (South East side)
29/03/88 Cripps Hall of Residence, University
of Nottingham
(Formerly Listed as:
Cripps Hall of Residence, University
of Nottingham)


Hall of residence. 1957-59. By Farquaharson, McMorran &
Whitby. Endowed by Cyril Thomas Cripps. Buff brick, with
ashlar dressings and hipped green slate roofs with parapets.
Renaissance Revival style.
EXTERIOR: 3 storey residential blocks with single storey Great
Hall range. Windows are mainly glazing bar sashes with brick
flat arches. 2 quadrangles, joined at their corners,
surrounded by linked blocks.
High Court, to north, has 3 sides, with the main entrance
block on the north side and warden's house adjoining. To east,
the Great Hall and kitchens. Residential block to west.
Entrance range 2 storeys, has a central opening with 2 giant
Ionic columns under continuous roof, flanked by residential
blocks, 4 windows, with massive slab stacks. Warden's house, 2
storeys, 3 x 3 windows, has a pyramidal roof with a central
slab stack.
Great Hall has to right 2 segment-arched entrances with glazed
panels above, set in tall segment-arched openings. Between
them a square clock tower, set flush, with a glazing bar
window. Above, a clock dial to west. Segment-arched belfry
with slab roof and weather vane. To left, 6 large glazing bar
windows in recessed stone architraves.
At the rear, a single storey corridor and a 3-storey block, 7
Residential block has regular fenestration.
Southern court has residential blocks on each side, with
regular fenestration, segment-arched passages, and doorways
with rusticated surrounds.
INTERIOR: Great hall has a panelled entrance lobby and
segment-arched double doors to a half-panelled dining room
with beamed ceiling. First floor corridor with brick segmental
arches. Double doors flanked by 3 windows, all segment-arched,
to plaster vaulted hall.
(The Builder : 15/1: 1960-: 97-111; Chablo D: University
Architecture in Britain, 1950-1975).

Listing NGR: SK5417138638

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