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11, King Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Nottingham, City of Nottingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9544 / 52°57'16"N

Longitude: -1.1497 / 1°8'58"W

OS Eastings: 457220

OS Northings: 340012

OS Grid: SK572400

Mapcode National: GBR LPP.61

Mapcode Global: WHDGS.9ZRY

Entry Name: 11, King Street

Listing Date: 6 June 1972

Last Amended: 30 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1254668

English Heritage Legacy ID: 457420

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

SK5740SW KING STREET
646-1/14/306 (West side)
06/06/72 No.11
(Formerly Listed as:
KING STREET
Prudential Assurance Building)

GV II

Insurance company offices, now offices. 1880-1890. By Alfred
Waterhouse for the Prudential Assurance Co. Restored and
converted 1991. Red brick, with granite basement and
terracotta dressings, and gabled and hipped plain tile roofs.
Flemish Renaissance Revival style.
EXTERIOR: plinth, sill bands, ground floor and eaves cornices,
latticework balustrade. Acute-angled corner block, 3 storeys
plus basement and attics; 3 x 5 bays. Windows are mainly cross
casements with elaborate terracotta surrounds.
Corner entrance bay has an elaborate opening with steps to a
recessed door. Overdoor framed by pilasters, with central
figure and niche, flanked by shields and small mullioned
windows, all under a cornice. Above, 2 floors with double
windows and a pierced balcony. Above again, a square tower, 2
stages, with corner turrets and spires, and an octagonal main
spire with patterned leadwork and finial. The spire has
lucarnes and a tier of bell openings.
On each side, a curved double bay with a central pilaster,
with 4 windows on the lower floors and 2 windows above, topped
with a gabled dormer. Basement has 4 openings.
Returns, 5 bays, are identical, with 4 regular courses of
windows and gabled dormers. 2 round-arched basement openings
in each bay. Emphasised end bays have similar fenestration
plus round-arched doorways and elaborate gabled dormers topped
with square-spired fleches.
INTERIOR has some original features, including round stairwell
with stone spiral stair and wrought-iron railing, and similar
minor stair. Entrance hall has moulded glazed tile panel and 3
door surrounds. Banking hall has textured tiling and strapwork
panelled ceiling with enriched dentillated cornices. 2
chamfered round arches to similarly tiled corridor. Faience
tile fireplace with arcaded canopy, and clock dated 1895.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Nottinghamshire: London:
1979-: 234).


Listing NGR: SK5722040012

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

Description


NOTTINGHAM

SK5740SW KING STREET
646-1/14/306 (West side)
06/06/72 No.11
(Formerly Listed as:
KING STREET
Prudential Assurance Building)

GV II

Insurance company offices, now offices. 1880-1890. By Alfred
Waterhouse for the Prudential Assurance Co. Restored and
converted 1991. Red brick, with granite basement and
terracotta dressings, and gabled and hipped plain tile roofs.
Flemish Renaissance Revival style.
EXTERIOR: plinth, sill bands, ground floor and eaves cornices,
latticework balustrade. Acute-angled corner block, 3 storeys
plus basement and attics; 3 x 5 bays. Windows are mainly cross
casements with elaborate terracotta surrounds.
Corner entrance bay has an elaborate opening with steps to a
recessed door. Overdoor framed by pilasters, with central
figure and niche, flanked by shields and small mullioned
windows, all under a cornice. Above, 2 floors with double
windows and a pierced balcony. Above again, a square tower, 2
stages, with corner turrets and spires, and an octagonal main
spire with patterned leadwork and finial. The spire has
lucarnes and a tier of bell openings.
On each side, a curved double bay with a central pilaster,
with 4 windows on the lower floors and 2 windows above, topped
with a gabled dormer. Basement has 4 openings.
Returns, 5 bays, are identical, with 4 regular courses of
windows and gabled dormers. 2 round-arched basement openings
in each bay. Emphasised end bays have similar fenestration
plus round-arched doorways and elaborate gabled dormers topped
with square-spired fleches.
INTERIOR has some original features, including round stairwell
with stone spiral stair and wrought-iron railing, and similar
minor stair. Entrance hall has moulded glazed tile panel and 3
door surrounds. Banking hall has textured tiling and strapwork
panelled ceiling with enriched dentillated cornices. 2
chamfered round arches to similarly tiled corridor. Faience
tile fireplace with arcaded canopy, and clock dated 1895.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Nottinghamshire: London:
1979-: 234).


Listing NGR: SK5722040012

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