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University of Hull Wharfe Building and Attached Gateway

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

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Latitude: 53.7698 / 53°46'11"N

Longitude: -0.3697 / 0°22'10"W

OS Eastings: 507552

OS Northings: 431617

OS Grid: TA075316

Mapcode National: GBR GFD.G1

Mapcode Global: WHGFK.9H6V

Entry Name: University of Hull Wharfe Building and Attached Gateway

Listing Date: 24 January 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197596

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387515

Location: Kingston upon Hull, HU6

County: City of Kingston upon Hull

Electoral Ward/Division: University

Built-Up Area: Kingston upon Hull

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Hull, Newland St John

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

The entry for:-


680-1/4/100 (North side)
Humberside University Marvell
Building and attached gateway


Shall be replaced by:-

680-1/4/100 University of Hull
Wharfe Building and attached
24-1-94 gateway


Formerly known as: College of Education COTTINGHAM ROAD.
University office building and attached gateway. 1909-1913. By
Crouch, Butler & Savage. Brick and ashlar with ashlar
dressings and slate hipped and mansard roofs with 8 panelled
coped stacks.
Central block with flanking wings and projecting end
pavilions. Main block has a hipped centre, 4 storeys, with
3-storey parapeted side bays. 3-window range. Quoins, third
floor sill band, swept parapets. In the centre, a tall 4-light
cross mullioned window. Side bays have a tall stone surround
with keystone and a 16-pane sash on each floor. Above again, a
checkerboard panel and a Diocletian window with keystone. On
the ground floor, a plain stone doorway with pilasters,
flanked by small single-light windows and beyond, canted stone
bay windows with cross casements and topped with latticework
balconies. Continuous lintel band. Above the door, a swan neck
pediment embracing a 3-light mullioned window with open
pediment and double keystone.
Flanking wings, 2 storeys plus attics, have five 12-pane
sashes to first floor and attic dormers, and 16-pane sashes
below, with round-arched recesses and double keystones.
Parapeted end pavilions have a single sash on the ground and
first floors and above again, a square latticed window with
moulded surround.
Right return has a 2-storey central entrance bay with stepped
parapet, flanked by polychrome pilasters with cornices. On the
first floor, a French window with overlight, and above, a
French window with fanlight and wrought-iron balcony. On
either side, a square latticed window. Ground floor has a
full-width canted projection with latticework balcony and
central porch with 2 Tuscan columns in antis, flanked by
single canted stone bay windows with cross casements. Central
glazed double door with overlight.
At the left end, a gateway linking the Marvell Building with
the Library. Central opening flanked by square polychrome
gatepiers with plinths and cornices. Beyond, short coped
walls, each with a round-arched pedestrian gateway with
keystone and blank fanlight.
(Buildings of England: N Pevsner: Yorkshire: York & the East
Riding: Harmondsworth: 1972-: 284).

Listing NGR: TA0755231617

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