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Express Buildings

A Grade II Listed Building in Nottingham, City of Nottingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.955 / 52°57'17"N

Longitude: -1.1492 / 1°8'57"W

OS Eastings: 457253

OS Northings: 340069

OS Grid: SK572400

Mapcode National: GBR LPN.9W

Mapcode Global: WHDGS.BZ0J

Entry Name: Express Buildings

Listing Date: 30 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1255230

English Heritage Legacy ID: 458918

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 UPPER PARLIAMENT STREET
646-1/14/656 (South side)
No.29
Express Buildings

GV II

Offices and shops. c1900. Red brick, with granite and ashlar
dressings and slate roofs. Renaissance Revival style, with
polychrome ashlar bands.
Major cornice, bays divided by pilasters. Windows are mainly
original plain sashes, with stone surrounds, mullions and
transoms. 4 storeys plus attics; 2 x 3 bays. Corner site with
rounded corner, continuous shopfronts, and side entrance bay.
Entrance bay, to Upper Parliament Street, has a heavily
rusticated granite doorcase with segmental arch and voussoirs.
Renewed door and sidelights. Above, a canted oriel window, 4
storeys, with a lead dome. Venetian window on the first floor
and triple sash above. Above again, triple sash with
rusticated columns and pediment, and to attics, a triple sash
with shaped parapet.
Shopfronts, divided by heavily rusticated granite pilasters,
have single plate glass windows with bronze surrounds and
fascia. Glazed doors to corner bay and left return.
Upper floors have regular courses of windows, 2 lights, those
to the first floor segment-arched. 3 windows to corner bay, 2
windows to the remainder. Corner bay has rusticated columns to
the third floor windows. Alternate bays have segmental
pediments to the attic windows, and shaped gables containing
round windows, also with segmental pediments.
King Street was formed in 1892.


Listing NGR: SK5725340069

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

Description


NOTTINGHAM

SK5740SW UPPER PARLIAMENT STREET
646-1/14/656 (South side)
No.29
Express Buildings

GV II

Offices and shops. c1900. Red brick, with granite and ashlar
dressings and slate roofs. Renaissance Revival style, with
polychrome ashlar bands.
Major cornice, bays divided by pilasters. Windows are mainly
original plain sashes, with stone surrounds, mullions and
transoms. 4 storeys plus attics; 2 x 3 bays. Corner site with
rounded corner, continuous shopfronts, and side entrance bay.
Entrance bay, to Upper Parliament Street, has a heavily
rusticated granite doorcase with segmental arch and voussoirs.
Renewed door and sidelights. Above, a canted oriel window, 4
storeys, with a lead dome. Venetian window on the first floor
and triple sash above. Above again, triple sash with
rusticated columns and pediment, and to attics, a triple sash
with shaped parapet.
Shopfronts, divided by heavily rusticated granite pilasters,
have single plate glass windows with bronze surrounds and
fascia. Glazed doors to corner bay and left return.
Upper floors have regular courses of windows, 2 lights, those
to the first floor segment-arched. 3 windows to corner bay, 2
windows to the remainder. Corner bay has rusticated columns to
the third floor windows. Alternate bays have segmental
pediments to the attic windows, and shaped gables containing
round windows, also with segmental pediments.
King Street was formed in 1892.


Listing NGR: SK5725340069

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