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ALBERT BALL MEMORIAL HOMES

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: ALBERT BALL MEMORIAL HOMES

List entry Number: 1246781

Location

ALBERT BALL MEMORIAL HOMES, CHURCH STREET

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: City of Nottingham

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 30-Nov-1995

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 455833

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History

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Details

NOTTINGHAM

SK53NE CHURCH STREET, Lenton 646-1/7/790 (South East side) Albert Ball Memorial Homes

GV II

Old people's homes. Dated 1921. Paid for by Alderman Ball of Lenton in memory of his son, Capt. Albert Ball, RFC. Red brick, with brick and Portland stone dressings, and hipped plain tile roof. 4 brick ridge stacks. Renaissance Revival style. Plinth, first floor band, moulded wooden eaves cornice and pediment. Windows are mainly 3-light glazing bar casements with brick flat arches. 2 storeys; 9 window range. Slightly concave facade with projecting central block. Central block has rusticated quoins and a roof topped with a domed wooden cupola, with a sundial and a finial in the form of a biplane. Central segmental portico, with paired Tuscan columns and lead saucer dome, covering 2 half-glazed doors. Single windows each side. Above, a large wreathed cartouche with inscription, flanked by single light windows. Beyond, single windows. Side wings have single windows, then pairs of half-glazed doors, followed by 2 windows, then single doors. Doors have wooden hoods on brackets. Capt. Albert Ball was the first British air fighter of World War I to become widely known. He died in 1917.

Listing NGR: SK5532039119

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National Grid Reference: SK 55320 39119

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