SK5739 : 19 Castle Gate, Nottingham

taken 7 years ago, near to Nottingham, Great Britain

19 Castle Gate, Nottingham
19 Castle Gate, Nottingham
A magnificent mid-Georgian town house, dated c1776 and possibly designed by Samuel Stretton, who had been John Carr's assistant at nearby Colwick Hall (SK6039 : Colwick Hall, Nottingham), and whose brother, William, was also an active local builder-architect. Broad five-bay quoined facade crowned by a parapet. The windows have moulded lintels and triple keystones, those on the first-floor additionally with sill band and blind balustrades. The central bay is emphasised by means of its greater width and tripartite pedimented doorcase under a tripartite window with a large fanlight (SK5739 : Detail of 19 Castle Gate, Nottingham (1)). The rear has a full-height bow: SK5739 : The rear of 19 Castle Gate. Grade II* listed.
Probably built for William Stanford, a hosiery merchant, but converted to offices as early as 1928.
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Date Taken
Monday, 18 June, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 9 August, 2014
Geographical Context
Business, Retail, Services 
Primary Subject of Photo
Building 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 5720 3965 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:57.0714N 1:9.0058W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SK 5717 3965
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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