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Rockliffe House

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

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Latitude: 53.7659 / 53°45'57"N

Longitude: -0.3522 / 0°21'7"W

OS Eastings: 508716

OS Northings: 431207

OS Grid: TA087312

Mapcode National: GBR GKF.6F

Mapcode Global: WHGFK.KLJW

Entry Name: Rockliffe House

Listing Date: 21 January 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197618

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387458

Location: Kingston upon Hull, HU5

County: City of Kingston upon Hull

Electoral Ward/Division: Newland

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


680-1/4/61 (East side)
Rockliffe House


Formerly known as: Beech Holme BEVERLEY ROAD.
House, now Hull & East Riding Institute for the Blind. 1864,
converted 1920. Yellow brick with ashlar dressings and plain
tile roofs with single gable and 2 side wall stacks, one of
them with triple flues. Gothic Revival style. Plinth, moulded
brick dentillated eaves, coped gables. 2 storeys plus attics;
3-window range. Central square tower, 2 stages, with corbel
table and concave pyramidal pantile roof with cast-iron
railing and wind vanes. On the first floor, a round-arched
French window with pointed-arched hoodmould, and above, a
single lancet. Below, a portico with traceried balustrade and
Tudor arched opening flanked by octagonal piers. Moulded
4-panel double doors with overlight. To left, a projecting
gable with a 3-light mullioned window with segmental
hoodmould, and above, a pair of single lancets. Below, a
square bay window with traceried balustrade and a 3-light
mullioned window. Bay window and portico have mid C20 metal
railing to fire escape. To right, a set-back bay with a
3-light mullioned window on the lower floors, with a traceried
band between them. Above again, a pair of single lancets.
INTERIOR has a depressed segmental arch spanning the entrance
(Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Yorkshire: York and The East
Riding: Harmondsworth: 1972-: 284).

Listing NGR: TA0871631207

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