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Hull and East Riding Museum

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

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Latitude: 53.7433 / 53°44'35"N

Longitude: -0.3302 / 0°19'48"W

OS Eastings: 510222

OS Northings: 428732

OS Grid: TA102287

Mapcode National: GBR GPP.WJ

Mapcode Global: WHGFR.W5YM

Entry Name: Hull and East Riding Museum

Listing Date: 12 November 1973

Last Amended: 21 January 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197752

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387612

Location: Kingston upon Hull, HU1

County: City of Kingston upon Hull

Electoral Ward/Division: Myton

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


680-1/23/193 (South East side)
12/11/73 Hull and East Riding Museum
(Formerly Listed as:
(East side)
Transport Museum)


Former corn exchange, now museum. Dated 1885, by Bellamy &
Hardy of Lincoln. Converted to museum 1925. Largely rebuilt
c1950, following wartime damage. Brick with ashlar front. Roof
not visible. Classical revival style. Plinth, lintel and sill
bands, modillion main cornice and similar cornice to attic
storey; pierced coped balustrade. 2 storeys plus basement and
attics; 3-window range. Projecting central entrance bay rises
through 2 floors, with round-arched opening with mask keystone
and spandrels sculptured with symbols of agriculture and
prosperity, flanked by Corinthian half-columns. Margin glazed
fanlight. Pair of well designed wrought-iron gates inscribed
with the architects' names and the date. On either side, a
tripartite casement window on each floor, with stone mullions.
The smaller first-floor windows have small balustraded
balconies on brackets. Attic storey has 3 round-arched windows
with moulded heads and keystones and detached inner stone
ring. The central window is flanked by enriched square double
columns and brackets carrying breaks in the crowning
entablature, which are topped with pedestals and urns. Central
half-round centre panel with the arms of Hull, topped with an
anthemion. INTERIOR rebuilt c1950.
(Buildings of England: N Pevsner: Yorkshire: York & the East
Riding: Harmondsworth: 1972-: 276).

Listing NGR: TA1022228732

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