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University of Hull Derwent Building

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

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Latitude: 53.7701 / 53°46'12"N

Longitude: -0.3703 / 0°22'12"W

OS Eastings: 507511

OS Northings: 431650

OS Grid: TA075316

Mapcode National: GBR GFC.BX

Mapcode Global: WHGFK.8HXM

Entry Name: University of Hull Derwent Building

Listing Date: 21 January 1994

Last Amended: 2 September 2005

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197597

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387517

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:-

680-1/4/102 (North side)
Humberside University Library


Shall be replaced by:-

680-1/4/102 (North side)
University of Hull
21-1-94 Derwent Building


Formerly known as: College of Education COTTINGHAM ROAD.
University Library. 1909-1913, with mid C20 additions. By
Crouch, Butler & Savage. Brick and ashlar with with ashlar
dressings and hipped slate roofs with 4 ridge stacks. 2
storeys. Central block, 2 windows, with flanking wings, 5
Slightly projecting centre has quoins, dentillated cornice and
pediment, balustrade and square clock turret with weather
vane. Central round-arched cross mullioned window with double
keystone and flanking pilasters. On either side, a smaller
flat-headed cross mullioned window. Below, central recessed
porch with 2 Doric columns in antis, flanked by canted bay
windows with 3-light cross casements and topped with
latticework balconies.
Side wings have quoins and panelled parapets. Five 20-pane
sashes, and below, five 24-pane sashes in round-arched
recesses. All these windows have double keystones.
Right return has a projecting end bay with arched parapet and
a round-arched recess with a 15-pane sash and elongated
keystone. Below, a round-arched window. To its left, a coped
screen wall with round-arched doorway with keystone and square
banded gatepier. To right, 9-window range with 3 central
through-eaves dormers with 20-pane sashes and segmental
pediments. Simpler left return has projecting end bay and 7
first-floor windows, with a larger segment-headed cross
casement to the right.
INTERIOR has a central 2-storey hall with wood panelled walls
below sill band, and 5-bay segmental vault with flat ceiled
end bays and enriched ribs. Tympana contain heavily enriched
oval ventilators. Dentillated cornice and frieze. At each end,
a projecting central bay with double doorway and fanlight, and
above, a glazing bar window flanked by panelled pilasters with
volutes. South side has 7 round-arched openings with
fanlights, and above, 7 glazing bar windows separated by
pilasters. North side has a central doorway and above, 5
round-arched glazing bar windows flanked by similar
flat-headed windows. Fitted wooden bookcases with cornices.
(Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Yorkshire: York & the East
Riding: Harmondsworth: 1972-: 284).

Listing NGR: TA0751131650

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