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35, Warser Gate

A Grade II Listed Building in Nottingham, Nottingham

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Latitude: 52.9534 / 52°57'12"N

Longitude: -1.1438 / 1°8'37"W

OS Eastings: 457616

OS Northings: 339898

OS Grid: SK576398

Mapcode National: GBR LQP.HF

Mapcode Global: WHDGZ.D1K6

Plus Code: 9C4WXV34+9F

Entry Name: 35, Warser Gate

Listing Date: 30 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1255208

English Heritage Legacy ID: 458947

Location: Castle, Nottingham, NG1

County: 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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646-1/21/685 (North side)


Warehouse, now studios and workrooms. Dated 1879. By TH Kent
of Chesterfield for Rogers & Black. Steel framing with
concrete floors, ashlar basement, red brick skin, brick and
ashlar dressings, and slate clerestory roof.
EXTERIOR: plinth, cornice to basement. Windows to upper floors
divided by brick pilasters into round-arched bays. Windows are
mainly wooden framed casements with transoms. 4 storeys plus
basement and attics; 8 window range. Corner site, with angled
corner entrance bay .
Warser Gate front has at basement level 5 barred windows,
flanked by 6-panel double doors, the left door with cornice.
Beyond, to right, a single window. Upper floors have 8
windows, with panelled lintels between floors. Clerestory roof
has continuous fenestration.
Entrance bay to right, ashlar, Baroque Revival style, 2
storeys. Rusticated round-arched doorway flanked by paired
pilasters, with scroll keystone and entablature. Panelled
double doors and fanlight. Above, a tripartite plain sash with
coved mullions, flanked by paired pilasters. Cornice with
central break and fanlight. Above again, a broken segmental
pediment with finial and volutes. To right, a side bay, 2
storeys, single window, in the same style as the Warser Gate
INTERIOR has jack-arched concrete floors.
This building is an exceptionally early example of steel
framing. Steel sections for this purpose were not regularly
available till 1881. It also features an early use of in-situ
concrete floors.
(Journal of Textile History: Oldfield G: 1984-: 201; B Arch.
Dissertations, University of Nottingham: Maddison CH:
Nottingham Lace Market: 1976-).

Listing NGR: SK5761639898

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