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City Hotel

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

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Latitude: 53.7447 / 53°44'40"N

Longitude: -0.3322 / 0°19'56"W

OS Eastings: 510085

OS Northings: 428878

OS Grid: TA100288

Mapcode National: GBR GPP.G1

Mapcode Global: WHGFR.V4ZL

Entry Name: City Hotel

Listing Date: 21 January 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197649

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387425

Location: Kingston upon Hull, HU1

County: City of Kingston upon Hull

Electoral Ward/Division: Myton

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 (Lowgate) St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text


680-1/23/19 (North West side)
City Hotel


Includes: No.14 LOWGATE.
Hotel. Dated 1904, by Brodrick, Lowther & Walker of Hull.
Brick with granite plinth and ashlar dressings, with slate
mansard roof. Plinth, cornice to ground floor, sill bands,
dentillated cornice, single shaped coped gable, 2 plain coped
gables. 4 storeys plus attics; 8x1 windows. L-plan with corner
tower. Windows are have stone mullions and transoms and
cornices, some of them linked.
Main front has the 3 bays near the centre defined by
pilasters, plus an angle pilaster to right. In the centre, a
pair of cross casements, flanked to left by a 3-light cross
casement, then a pair of similar windows. To right, a
transomed single window, then a pair of cross casements.
Above, a central 4-light mullioned window flanked to left by a
2-light window, then two 3-light windows. To right, a
single-light window, then a 4-light one. Above again, smaller
windows, with a 4-light central window flanked on either side
by single-light windows, then to left, 2 two-light windows.
Beyond, to right, a 4-light window. Attic has a central shaped
coped gable with a 2-light window. To left, a 3-light box
Ground floor has a round-arched doorway with panelled double
doors, relief-carved tympanum and hoodmould. On either side, a
3-light cross casement flanked by single-light windows. To
right, a small doorway with cornice, then a round-arched
doorway with granite pilasters, glazing bar fanlight and open
Polygonal corner tower, to left, has an ashlar top storey with
a moulded cornice and an ogee copper dome. On the first floor,
a single light transomed window with cornice, flanked by
larger similar windows with moulded surrounds and aprons.
Floors above have similar fenestration with smaller windows
and without transoms or aprons. Ground floor has similar
fenestration under continuous cornice.
Single bay left return, to Lowgate, has on the first floor a
4-light cross casement with a relief-carved apron dated 1904.
Above, a smaller 3-light mullioned window on each floor.
Below, 3 single light transomed windows separated by

Listing NGR: TA1008528878

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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