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Dorothy Boot Homes and Garden Terrace Wall

A Grade II Listed Building in Nottingham, City of Nottingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9326 / 52°55'57"N

Longitude: -1.1575 / 1°9'26"W

OS Eastings: 456726

OS Northings: 337572

OS Grid: SK567375

Mapcode National: GBR LMX.HW

Mapcode Global: WHDGZ.6K25

Plus Code: 9C4WWRMV+22

Entry Name: Dorothy Boot Homes and Garden Terrace Wall

Listing Date: 30 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1254566

English Heritage Legacy ID: 457489

Location: Nottingham, NG11

County: City of Nottingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Clifton North

Built-Up Area: West Bridgford

Traditional County: Nottinghamshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire

Church of England Parish: Wilford

Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham

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Listing Text


NOTTINGHAM

SK53NE MAIN ROAD, Wilford
646-1/7/817 (East side)
Dorothy Boot Homes and garden
terrace wall

GV II

Eleven almshouses. 1908. Paid for by Jesse Boot of Nottingham.
Brick, roughcast, with brick dressings and sham timber
framing. Gabled and hipped plain tile roofs, with 8 ridge and
6 side wall stacks. Vernacular Revival style.
Brick plinth, wrought-iron gutter brackets and bracket lamps.
Windows are casements, with wooden mullions and transoms.
Doors have round arches. Almshouses, single storey plus
attics; 7 bays. Half-butterfly plan, with balanced irregular
facades.
Central block has a huge jettied gable, close studded,
covering a verandah with 2 canted bay windows flanked by
doorways. In the gable, 2 windows. On each side, 2 cross
casements, and above, a large gabled dormer with 2 windows.
Right range has to left a hipped porch covering a bay window
and door, then a cross casement. Above, a large gabled dormer
with 2 windows. To right, a hipped verandah covering a window.
Left range has a central doorway flanked to right by a hipped
porch with door and bay window, and to left by a cross
casement. Above, a box dormer to left, and a gabled dormer to
right. To left again, a square bay window, 2 storeys,
3-lights, with a flat roof.
To left again, a projecting range, 2 bays, with to left a
projecting wing with jettied timber-framed gable. Left return
has a smaller projecting gable on posts.
At the front, a terrace wall to a sunken garden, coursed
squared stone, with pedestals and ball finials, some missing.
These almshouses were intended for the use of Crimean War and
Indian Mutiny veterans.
(Wilford then and now: Mellors R: Nottingham: 1914-: 264).


Listing NGR: SK5672637572

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