Description: Mapperley Hall
Date Listed: 12 July 1972
English Heritage Building ID: 457481
OS Grid Reference: SK5763242220
OS Grid Coordinates: 457632, 342220
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9742, -1.1432
SK54SE LUCKNOW AVENUE
646-1/4/364 (North West side)
12/07/72 Mapperley Hall
Country house, now disused offices. Dated 1792 on rainwater
head. For the Wright family, bankers. Raised and altered
c1845. Additions 1889-90 by Robert Evans of Nottingham.
Altered mid and late C20. Stucco, with ashlar dressings and
hipped slate roofs with various coped stacks.
EXTERIOR: plinth, bands to each floor, eaves cornice and
blocking course. Windows are mainly glazing bar sashes. 3
storeys; 5 window range. Square plan, with 2 parallel rear
wings flanking a courtyard.
Main garden front has a slightly projecting centre under a
pediment. Double flight of steps with renewed balustrade to
landing, and side pedestals with lamps. Portico with pilasters
and brackets to entablature. Panelled door flanked by plain
sashes. All late C19. Above, a single reglazed window, and
above again, a Venetian window, mid C19, with cornice and
balcony on brackets. Side bays have 2 sashes on the lower
floors, and tripartite sashes above. To right, a tripartite
screen with projecting centre and Doric columns, probably the
original entrance feature.
Left return has irregular fenestration, with a canted bay
window to right and a square bay window to left, mid and late
Right return has 4 reglazed French windows, and above, 5
glazing bar sashes. Above again, a tripartite sash flanked by
At the rear, to north, a square service building with
pyramidal roof, linked by a curved corridor to the service
INTERIOR largely refitted late C20. On the ground floor, to
left, a room with moulded plaster wall panels, Adam style
frieze and dentillated cornice. Cornice in room to right. To
rear, a room with modillion cornice.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Nottinghamshire: London:
Listing NGR: SK5763242220
Source: English Heritage
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