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Clarendon Chambers

A Grade II Listed Building in Arboretum, City of Nottingham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9573 / 52°57'26"N

Longitude: -1.1571 / 1°9'25"W

OS Eastings: 456720

OS Northings: 340322

OS Grid: SK567403

Mapcode National: GBR LMN.L1

Mapcode Global: WHDGS.6X8R

Entry Name: Clarendon Chambers

Listing Date: 30 November 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1247200

English Heritage Legacy ID: 456498

Location: Nottingham, NG1

County: City of Nottingham

Locality: Arboretum

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

Listing Text


NOTTINGHAM

SK5640SE CLARENDON STREET
646-1/13/152 (East side)
No.32
Clarendon Chambers

GV II

Formerly known as: Royal Midland Institute for the Blind
CLARENDON STREET.
Royal Midland Institute for the Blind, now offices and
workshops. Dated 1853. By Aicken & Capes of London. Addition
dated 1905. Rear addition c1899. Restored and converted late
C20. Red brick and ashlar, with ashlar dressings and slate
roofs with crested ridge tiles. Renaissance Revival style.
EXTERIOR: quoins, first floor band, eaves cornice, shaped
coped gables with finials. Windows are mainly casements with
wooden cross mullions. 2 storeys; 7 x 8 windows. L-plan, on
corner site, with an elaborate corner pavilion and symmetrical
facades with minor variations.
Corner pavilion has 2 identical fronts. Ashlar ground floor
with rusticated quoins and 3 round-arched windows with
keystones. Above, a canted oriel window under a shaped gable.
Clarendon Street front has a central block, 3 windows, with a
central gable. On each side, a projecting bay with single
windows. Right bay has a doorway, left bay a ground floor
window, both segment-headed. To left, a projecting end bay
balancing the corner pavilion, with single 3-light windows.
Basement has various windows, some with stone flush mullions.
Addition, to left, has 3 openings on each floor, coped gable
and finial. Ground floor windows are cross mullioned casements
with artificial stone surrounds. Second floor has a larger
round-arched central window with voussoirs.
Chaucer Street front has a central block, 3 windows, with
central gable, flanked by single projecting bays with
segment-headed ground floor windows. To right, a projecting
end bay with single 3-light windows.
Rear addition, 3 and 4 storeys, L-plan, forms the west and
north sides of a courtyard. At the east end, a projecting
corner block, 4 storeys, 3 windows, with shaped gables and
finials.
INTERIOR has moulded cornices in ground floor rooms.
(White's Directory of Nottingham: 1864-: 156).


Listing NGR: SK5672040322

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