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Latitude: 52.9706 / 52°58'14"N
Longitude: -1.1586 / 1°9'30"W
OS Eastings: 456605
OS Northings: 341804
OS Grid: SK566418
Mapcode National: GBR LMH.88
Mapcode Global: WHDGS.5LKJ
Entry Name: Norris Homes
Listing Date: 22 March 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1271347
English Heritage Legacy ID: 454782
Location: Nottingham, NG7
County: City of Nottingham
Electoral Ward/Division: Berridge
Built-Up Area: Nottingham
Traditional County: Nottinghamshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Nottinghamshire
Church of England Parish: Hyson Green and Forest Fields
Church of England Diocese: Southwell and Nottingham
SK54SE BERRIDGE ROAD EAST
646-1/4/32 (North side)
22/03/88 Norris Homes
Formerly known as: Norris Ladies Home BERRIDGE ROAD EAST.
Row of 8 almshouses. 1892-93. By Watson Fothergill of
Nottingham for Mary Smith Norris in memory of her brother
John. Restored 1991. Red brick, with ashlar, blue brick and
terracotta dressings. Gabled and hipped plain tile roofs, with
terracotta finials and 10 tall, elaborately moulded brick
EXTERIOR: deep blue brick chamfered plinth, moulded sill and
lintel bands to ground floor, 2 blue brick bands above.
Windows are wooden framed cross casements with leaded glazing.
2 storeys; 16 window range. U-plan. Symmetrical front, with a
recessed centre under 6 gables, flanked by projecting hipped
In the centre, 2 windows, 3-lights, flanked by buttressed
triangular porches, each with 2 plank doors with ogee heads.
Beyond, 2 windows, then hipped half-porches in the return
angles. Above, two 2-light windows in each bay, and gables
with patterned tile hanging. Hipped wings have a canted hipped
bay window, 1:2:1 lights, and above, a 3-light window. Left
corner has a bell under a gabled canopy.
Right return has a central pent roofed wooden porch, flanked
to right by a window and to left by an inscribed plaque with
side columns. Over the porch, a portrait bust in an octagonal
surround, to Mary Smith Norris, 1827-1909, flanked by small
window. To right, a round turret with swept conical roof and
At the rear, lean-to privies attached by side walls, and 4
hipped through-eaves dormers.
INTERIOR is said to retain original doors and staircases, but
(Get to know Nottingham: Brand K: Watson Fothergill,
Architect: Nottingham: 1987-: 10).
Listing NGR: SK5660541804
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