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10-15, Whitefriargate

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

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Latitude: 53.7429 / 53°44'34"N

Longitude: -0.3358 / 0°20'8"W

OS Eastings: 509854

OS Northings: 428681

OS Grid: TA098286

Mapcode National: GBR GNP.PN

Mapcode Global: WHGFR.T58X

Entry Name: 10-15, Whitefriargate

Listing Date: 13 October 1952

Last Amended: 21 January 1994

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197675

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387839

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 Most Holy and Undivided Trinity

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text


680-1/22/388 (South side)
13/10/52 Nos.10-15 (Consecutive)
(Formerly Listed as:
(South side)
(Formerly Listed as:
(South side)
Nos.11-14 (Consecutive))
(Formerly Listed as:
(South side)


Public house and attached houses, now shops and offices. 1795,
with additions and alterations late C19, 1920 and late C20. By
George Pycock for Hull Trinity House. Brick with painted
ashlar dressings and gabled and mansard slate roofs. Main
block with projecting end pavilions and lower flanking wings.
Main block, 3 storeys plus attics; 7-window range. First floor
corbelled sill band, modillion cornice with central tablet
flanked by sculptured blocks, parapet with ramped coping and
central sculptured block with corbelled sill band. Central
round-arched recess with Venetian window with Doric columns
and quarter pilasters, and a pseudo-balustrade. On either
side, 2 round-arched 12-pane sashes with moulded heads. Over
each of these windows, a sunken panel with relief sculpture.
Attic has a central tripartite glazing bar sash, flanked by
two 6-pane sashes with rubbed brick arches.
Ground floor has central elliptical-arched carriage opening
with rusticated surround and mask keystone, and a section of
moulded cornice with a scroll bracket at each end. The
remainder of the ground floor has 3 late C20 shop fronts with
plastic fascias.
End pavilions have large round-arched recesses with brick
pilasters, moulded imposts and rubbed brick heads, each with a
tripartite sash with pilasters and cornice. Above, a
Diocletian window. Above again, a dentillated pediment below
the attic. Attics have 2 round windows.
Lower flanking wings, 3 storeys; 3-window range. Moulded coped
parapets. Windows mainly have brick flat arches. Left wing has
3 plain sashes and above, three 9-pane sashes. Right wing has
3 large late C19 round-headed 2-light glazing bar casements
with pilasters between them. On either side, panelled
pilasters with wreaths, carrying a fascia with scroll brackets
and dentillated cornice. Above, three 9-pane sashes. Ground
floors have late C20 shop fronts.
At the rear, to east, rear wing, altered late C19 and mid C20,
with slate mansard roof. 3 storeys plus attics; 3-window range
of tripartite sahes with brick flat arches, those to the first
floor blocked. Above, 3 box dormers with 2-light casements.
Ground floor has 2 double doorways and a blocked opening. To
east, addition dated 1920. 2 storeys; 5-window range.
INTERIOR has on the first floor a former dining room with
dentillated cornice and tripartite plaster panelled coved
ceiling in Adam style. South wall has central round-arched
recess and east and west walls have each 2 recesses with
semi-elliptical heads. Between the recesses, elliptical wall
panels with vine enrichment. Enriched doorcases with friezes
and cornices.
Founded in 1795 as part of the long term redevelopment of
Trinity House property, the Neptune Inn was a commercial
failure. By 1817 it had become the Customs House, and from the
mid C19 was mainly used as offices, with shops on the ground
No.15 was listed on 16.06.71
(Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Yorkshire: York and The East
Riding: Harmondsworth: 1972-: 277; Hall I & E: Georgian Hull:
York: 1978-1979: 61, 84, 91).

Listing NGR: TA0985428681

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