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Former City Temple at Corner of Madeley Street

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

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Latitude: 53.7363 / 53°44'10"N

Longitude: -0.3581 / 0°21'29"W

OS Eastings: 508397

OS Northings: 427907

OS Grid: TA083279

Mapcode National: GBR GHS.Y1

Mapcode Global: WHGFR.GCP1

Plus Code: 9C5XPJPR+GP

Entry Name: Former City Temple at Corner of Madeley Street

Listing Date: 21 January 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1209017

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387581

ID on this website: 101209017

Location: Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU3

County: City of Kingston upon Hull

Electoral Ward/Division: St Andrew's

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 St John the Baptist, Newington

Church of England Diocese: York

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680-1/8/168 (South side)
Former City Temple at corner of
Madeley Street


Former nonconformist church and adjoining hall, now disused
church and drama studio. 1879. By W Freeman. Yellow brick with
ashlar and granite dressings and hipped and gabled slate roofs
with single coped gable stack. Romanesque style. Plinth,
string courses, single coped gable, moulded dentillated eaves.
West end has a recessed central gable flanked by square
towers. Central wheel window in enriched round-arched surround
with hoodmould and the inscription "City Temple" below the
window. Above, a small graduated triple lancet. Below, a
pedimented doorway with granite columns and a close boarded
door. In the tympanum, 2 small round-headed lights. On either
side, a single window with leaded glazing and hoodmould.
Flanking towers, 3 stages, have plinths, string course, angle
buttresses, corbel tables and cornices. The parapets are in
the form of coped gables, and each tower has a set back
4-sided slated spire. First stage has a pedimented doorway
with shafts similar to the central doorway. To north and
south, 2 pairs of single windows one above another, with
hoodmoulds and impost bands. Second stage on 2 sides a
recessed panel with corbelled head, containing a double window
with hoodmould. Third stage has on 3 sides a small double
window. Left return, 5 bays, has recessed panels separated by
full height pilasters. In each bay, 2 windows with hoodmoulds
on each floor. Drama studio at east end, 2 storeys, is lower
than the body of the church and projects to the left. In the
return angle, a C20 door. Left return has 3 pairs of
round-arched windows on each floor, with hoodmoulds.

Listing NGR: TA0839727907

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