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Hydraulic Engine House and Tower at Alexandra Dock

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7471 / 53°44'49"N

Longitude: -0.2929 / 0°17'34"W

OS Eastings: 512670

OS Northings: 429212

OS Grid: TA126292

Mapcode National: GBR GYN.V5

Mapcode Global: WHHGX.G2QQ

Entry Name: Hydraulic Engine House and Tower at Alexandra Dock

Listing Date: 16 August 1990

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283081

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387568

Location: Kingston upon Hull, HU9

County: City of Kingston upon Hull

Electoral Ward/Division: Marfleet

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, Drypool St Columba

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text


KINGSTON UPON HULL

TA12NW HEDON ROAD
680-1/9/152 (South side (off))
16/08/90 Hydraulic engine house and tower at
Alexandra Dock

GV II

Hydraulic engine house and tower. 1880-85. Red brick with
ashlar dressings and hipped and gabled slate roofs. Chamfered
ashlar plinth and rusticated quoins, moulded eaves band. South
front, to left, has a single bay block with a tall
round-headed window and a hipped roof with ventilator lantern.
To left, a further block, 3 windows, with a large central
round-headed doorway flanked by single tall round-headed
windows, and and a pyramidal roof with a ventilator lantern.
Beyond, a wide block, 3 windows, with an off-centre
round-headed doorway flanked by single tall round-headed
windows. Beyond again, a single bay block with a large
round-headed doorway with double plank doors and hipped roof
with ventilator lantern. At the north-west corner, a 4 storey
tower with rusticated quoins. The west front has 2 single
round-headed windows, and above a moulded cornice, a blind
attic storey topped with a pyramidal roof. Below, a large
round-headed doorway. Built to provide hydraulic power for
operating the lock gates to Alexandra Dock.


Listing NGR: TA1270829219

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

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