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University of Hull Esk Building and Nidd Building

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

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Latitude: 53.7699 / 53°46'11"N

Longitude: -0.3711 / 0°22'16"W

OS Eastings: 507455

OS Northings: 431624

OS Grid: TA074316

Mapcode National: GBR GFD.50

Mapcode Global: WHGFK.8HJS

Entry Name: University of Hull Esk Building and Nidd Building

Listing Date: 21 January 1994

Last Amended: 2 September 2005

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197598

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387519

Location: Kingston upon Hull, HU6

County: City of Kingston upon Hull

Electoral Ward/Division: Bricknell

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:


680-1/4/104 (North side)
Humberside University Wilberforce
Hall and Milner Hall


Shall be replaced by:

680-1 (North side)
University of Hull
GV Esk Building and Nidd Building

21-1-94 II

Formerly known as: College of Education COTTINGHAM ROAD.
University halls of residence and offices, and attached wall.
1909-1913. By Crouch, Butler & Savage. Brick and ashlar, with
ashlar dressings and slate hipped and mansard roofs with 6
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.
Left return has a projecting central bay flanked by polychrome
pilasters with cornices, and stepped parapet. On the first
floor, a French window with overlight, and above, a similar
French window with fanlight and wrought-iron balcony. On
either side, square latticed windows. Below, a full-width
projection with balustraded balcony and central porch with 2
Tuscan columns in antis, flanked by canted bay windows with
cross casements. Central glazed double doors with overlight.
Milner Hall, at the rear, has an identical facade.
The ranges are linked towards the south end by a single-storey
corridor, 7 windows, with lattice balustrade. Central glazed
double door with overlight, flanked by 3 windows, all with
double keystones and set in round-arched recesses. 3-storey
returns have 5 windows on each floor and projecting single end
bays with first floor fire escapes. Linking the end bays, a
low latticework brick wall with stone coping and central steps
flanked by curved walls. Steps have matching balustrades and
square pedestals with ball finials.
(Buildings of England: Pevsner T: Yorkshire: York & the East
Riding: Harmondsworth: 1972-: 284).

Listing NGR: TA0745531624

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