Description: Albion Night Shelter
Date Listed: 30 November 1995
English Heritage Building ID: 458856
OS Grid Reference: SK5821339784
OS Grid Coordinates: 458213, 339784
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9523, -1.1350
SK53NE SNEINTON ROAD, Sneinton
646-1/7/558 (South side)
Albion Night Shelter
Formerly known as: Albion United Reformed Church SNEINTON
United Reformed church, now night shelter. Dated 1856,
enlarged 1904. Ashlar and red brick, with concrete tile roof.
Plinth, entablature, parapet with balustrade panels. Bays are
divided by fluted Ionic pilasters. 2 storeys; 3 x 5 bays.
Entrance front has a pediment topped with a corniced pedestal.
Tall round-arched central recess with a triple doorway. Above,
an entablature and sham balustrade, and a single window. Side
bays have a single window on each floor, those to the ground
Returns have regular fenestration in the same style.
At the rear, a lower addition, 1904, brick, 2 storeys, with 2
round-arched ground floor windows.
INTERIOR: rendered. Floor inserted at balcony level, with
concrete staircase at west end. Arcades, 5 bays, with moulded
round arches on slender cast-iron Corinthian columns.
Segmental plaster vault with moulded cornice. At the east end,
a moulded elliptical arch with pilasters to the similarly
vaulted chancel. Aisles have stepped floors and flat ceilings
with cornices. Round-arched recesses and stairs at the west
ends. Ground floor, refitted as night shelter, has columns
encased in concrete.
Listing NGR: SK5821339784
Source: English Heritage
Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.