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Church of the Virgin Mary Eleousa

A Grade II Listed Building in Nottingham, City of Nottingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9555 / 52°57'19"N

Longitude: -1.1651 / 1°9'54"W

OS Eastings: 456187

OS Northings: 340114

OS Grid: SK561401

Mapcode National: GBR LKN.VP

Mapcode Global: WHDGS.2ZG4

Entry Name: Church of the Virgin Mary Eleousa

Listing Date: 30 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1270854

English Heritage Legacy ID: 457095

Location: Nottingham, NG7

County: City of Nottingham

Electoral Ward/Division: Radford and Park

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


NOTTINGHAM

SK5640SW DERBY ROAD
646-1/12/188 (North side)
Church of The Virgin Mary Eleousa

GV II

Congregational church, now Greek Orthodox church. c1880.
Red brick, with ashlar dressings and slate roofs.
Perpendicular Revival style. Nave with clerestory and aisles.
The west end, forming the main front, has the major
architectural features.
EXTERIOR: the west gable is coped and has blind tracery
framing a single lancet. Projecting porch with a pair of doors
in a pointed arched recess with shafts, under a traceried
gable. Above, two 2-light traceried windows in pointed arched
openings with shafts. To left, a panelled square turret with
gable. To right, a taller square turret with traceried
panelled bell stage, cross gable and finial.
Returns, single bay, have 2-light clerestory windows.
Nave, 4 bays, has shallow buttresses. Shouldered coped east
gable with a round window. Clerestory has unusual pointed
arched windows, 4 lights, with traceried linked heads. South
side has in the west bay a gabled stair turret. On its west
side, a doorway with shaped head, and above it, a cross
mullioned panel with traceried head and a 3-light window.
North aisle, 4 bays, has 2-light windows with trefoil heads.
West end has a traceried single lancet.
INTERIOR mainly in original form, with decorations and
furnishings appropriate to Greek Orthodox worship. These
include extensive wall paintings.
Main space has a boarded segmental roof with unusual
round-arched wooden trusses. Aisles have plain lean-to roofs.
East end has a chamfered pointed arch with brick extrados, and
above it a traceried panel framing a traceried round window.
The arch is filled with a painted panel and screened by a
panelled iconostasis.
Arcades, 5 bays, have similar arches with octagonal columns
and wall shafts. Clerestory has brick segmental arches. At the
west end, a raked wooden gallery and 2 patterned stained glass
windows. Under the gallery, a central projection with a
3-light traceried window, and on each side, plain doors.
Entrance lobby has half-glazed doors with shaped heads. Wooden
dogleg stair with traceried balustrade.
Fittings include original benches to main space and gallery.
Other fittings late C20.


Listing NGR: SK5618740114

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

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