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Ferens Art Gallery

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: -0.3393 / 0°20'21"W

OS Eastings: 509624

OS Northings: 428710

OS Grid: TA096287

Mapcode National: GBR GMP.YK

Mapcode Global: WHGFR.R5MP

Plus Code: 9C5XPMV6+87

Entry Name: Ferens Art Gallery

Listing Date: 12 November 1973

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1218995

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387754

ID on this website: 101218995

Location: Lisle Court, Kingston upon Hull, East Riding of Yorkshire, 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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680-1/22/318 (South side)
12/11/73 Ferens Art Gallery


Art gallery. 1924-29. By SN Cooke and EC Davies. Ashlar. Roof
not visible. Coped external factory style side wall stack.
Portland stone ashlar. Neo-Classical style. Tall single-storey
central block with lower blind wings. Central block, 3 bays,
has plinth and full entablature with the frieze inscribed "The
Ferens Art Gallery". Pierced balustrade to recessed central
bay and coped parapet to outer bays. In the centre, a portico
in antis with 2 fluted Corinthian columns and flanking
pilasters. The side openings have bronze railings with the
monogram RF. Under the portico, a central reeded stone
doorcase with open pediment on scroll brackets, flanked by
single leaded windows with cornices. All the openings have a
frieze of linked circles. Outer bays have large angle
pilasters and a single round-headed leaded window with console
keystone. Wings have frieze with linen swags, moulded cornice
and coped parapet. INTERIOR not inspected. Building undergoing
reconstruction at time of survey.

Listing NGR: TA0962428710

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