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Former Public Benefit Shoe Company Shop at Corner of Coltman Street

A Grade II Listed Building in Kingston upon Hull, City of Kingston upon Hull

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Latitude: 53.7367 / 53°44'12"N

Longitude: -0.358 / 0°21'28"W

OS Eastings: 508405

OS Northings: 427957

OS Grid: TA084279

Mapcode National: GBR GHR.YW

Mapcode Global: WHGFR.GBRP

Plus Code: 9C5XPJPR+MQ

Entry Name: Former Public Benefit Shoe Company Shop at Corner of Coltman Street

Listing Date: 21 January 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025257

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387577

ID on this website: 101025257

Location: Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU3

County: City of Kingston upon Hull

Electoral Ward/Division: St Andrew's

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Kingston upon Hull

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Hull St John the Baptist, Newington

Church of England Diocese: York

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680-1/8/169 (North side)
Nos.152 AND 154
Former Public Benefit Shoe Company
shop at corner of Coltman Street


Shoe warehouse and shop. 1896, by Gelder & Kitchen of Hull for
the Public Benefit Shoe Co. Flemish Renaissance Revival style.
Brick with ashlar and granite dressings and gabled and hipped
slate roofs with single ridge and single side wall stacks.
String courses, moulded second floor sill band. 3 storeys plus
garrets; 6x9 windows. Windows are mainly sashes with 4-pane
upper lights and single pane lower lights.
Main front, to Hessle Road, has to right a slightly projecting
bay with octagonal buttresses topped with turrets and a shaped
coped gable with a segmental pediment and finial. On the first
floor, 2 stone mullioned cross casements and above, 2 pairs of
mullioned windows. In the gable peak, a round window with
wreathed surround. To left, a recessed bay with 2 transomed
windows and above, 2 segment-headed windows with Tuscan
columns between them. To left again, an octagonal corner tower
with a rounded lower stage. At second floor level, 3 small
windows. Above, a cupola with round-arched windows and Tuscan
columns, topped with an octagonal spire ending in a domed
turret with flagstaff. Between the first and second floors, an
elaborate strapwork frieze in high relief. Below it, at the
left corner, a clock flanked by coats of arms, and a small
On the ground floor, a shop front, returned along the Coltman
Street front, with granite pilasters and plinth. Curved
brackets to moulded fascia cornice. Recessed central glazed
door with round-headed glazed panel and overlight, flanked by
single-pane windows with metal-framed toplights. At the left
corner, a recessed double doorway with pilasters and blank
Coltman street front has to left a projecting gable similar to
that of the Hessle road front. On the first floor, 2 transomed
windows and above, 2 flat-headed windows. To right, 3 pairs of
transomed windows, and above, 6 segment-headed windows with
Tuscan columns between them. Between the first and second
floors, a frieze with 2 cartouches to the right. On the ground
floor, to left, two 3-light windows. To right, 2 blank single
pane shop windows with metal-framed toplights. Beyond, to
left, a recessed single bay with a single window to the first
and second floors and above again, a pair of smaller windows.
On the ground floor, a recessed double door.

Listing NGR: TA0840527956

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