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Pitcher & Piano

High Pavement
Lace Market
Nottingham
NG1 1HN

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Opening Times

Monday11.00 am - Midnight
Tuesday11.00 am - Midnight
Wednesday11.00 am - Midnight
Thursday11.00 am - 1.00 am
Friday11.00 am - 2.00 am
Saturday10.00 am - 2.00 am
Sunday10.00 am - 11.00 pm

Owner

Pitcher & Piano (Marston's)

About the Pub

Highly attractive church to pub conversion retaining many ecclesiastical features. Annexe bar opens at busy times.

Historic Interest

Built in 1876 as a Unitarian Chapel to a Gothic Revival-style design by Bristol architect Stuart Colman, the Pitcher & Piano is a Grade II Listed Building [No. 1247635]. Later a lace industry museum and exhibition centre (Historic England). The Pitcher & Piano is in Nottingham City Council's Lace Market Conservation Area. Rockfaced stone, with ashlar dressings and slate roofs. PLAN: symmetrical plan with chancel, vestry, nave and clerestory, transepts, aisles and west tower with spire. EXTERIOR: Plinth, sill bands, string courses, coped gables. West end gables have angle buttresses. Windows have pointed arches; the main windows have hood moulds. Chancel, single bay, has a 2-light window and small vestry to south. Large traceried east window, 7-lights. Clerestory has on each side 3 graduated triple lancets set in relieving arches with polychrome brickwork heads. At West end, a single lancet. Transepts have a 4-light window in each gable. Aisles have 3 plain double lancets, and at the West end , a 3-light window with a triple opening above. West tower, 3 stages, has angle buttresses topped with spire pinnacles. Enriched West doorway, and above it a traceried blind arcade. Upper stage has a tall single lancet on each side, and to West, a patterned gable with a traceried round window. Bell stage has on each side, 2 pointed arched double openings. Above an octagonal turret with 4 pointed arched openings, topped with an octagonal spire. INTERIOR: Rendered, has a late C20 mezzanine floor, exhibition rooms and showcases. Chancel has an arch with responds and a panelled pointed arched roof. Stained glass East window 1904, by Morris & Co, to designs by Burne-Jones and JH Dearle. South side has an arch containing a stone screen. Nave has similar roof, with wall shafts detached from the piers. Arcades, 3 bays, have round piers and various arches with hood moulds. Tall tower arch set between square buttresses, with a stone screen containing a pointed arched door under a gable. On either side, a narrow arch with a doorway. Double West door with central pier. Transepts have moulded arches with responds, and wagon roofs. North transept North window 1890, by H. Enfield, East window late C19. South transept has a stained glass South window late C19 and to East and arch with a wooden organ gallery. Aisles have king post roofs, and arches at each end. North aisle has war memorial window, 1925, Kempe & Co,stained glass window 1905 and a Sunday School memorial window, 1906, by H Holiday. South aisle has stained glass windows late C19 and c1931. Fittings include a rectangular ashlar pulpit with blind arcade and alabastar shafts. Memorials include a round-arched blind arcaded panel with names of ministers (The Buildings of England; Pevsner N: Nottinghamshire; London 1979 - 224-225 / Historic England). [Nottingham City Council; Bridge Ward / Nottingham South Parliamentary Constituency]

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  • Garden Pub Garden
  • Smoking Smoking Area

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Pitcher & Piano

High Pavement
Lace Market
Nottingham
NG1 1HN

Sat Nav Reference

52.950824, -1.145361

Transport

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Nearby Bus Routes (150m)

Broadmarsh Bus Station

Nearby Station (450m)

Nottingham

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Lace Market

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