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Boxing Club at Christopher Pickering Homes

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

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Latitude: 53.7299 / 53°43'47"N

Longitude: -0.4007 / 0°24'2"W

OS Eastings: 505607

OS Northings: 427132

OS Grid: TA056271

Mapcode National: GBR G6V.VB

Mapcode Global: WHGFQ.THCY

Plus Code: 9C5XPHHX+XP

Entry Name: Boxing Club at Christopher Pickering Homes

Listing Date: 21 January 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283086

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387586

Location: Newington and Gipsyville, Kingston upon Hull, HU4

County: Kingston upon Hull

Electoral Ward/Division: Pickering

Built-Up Area: Kingston upon Hull

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Hull St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

This List entry was subject to a Minor Enhancement on 30/03/2017

TA 02 NE,

HESSLE ROAD (North side),

Boxing Club at Christopher Pickering Homes



Museum of Fisheries and Shipping and reading room, 1912, with late C20 alterations. Designed by Joseph H Hirst for Christopher Pickering.
MATERIALS: brick with ashlar dressings and plain tile roof with external gable stack.

EXTERIOR: plinth, quoins, sill band, string courses, coped gables, buttresses to sides. Single storey; two x six windows. Facing gable has central portico with steps, coped gable and segmental pointed opening flanked by Corinthian granite columns. Close-boarded double doors. On either side, a large pointed-arched glazing bar window. Sides have, towards the front, two tall through-eaves dormers with pointed-arched glazing bar windows, and towards the rear, four blank bays. Above, towards the rear, a large fully glazed raking dormer. Rear has a full-width hipped porch with a central recess with wooden posts. Central double doors flanked to right by a boarded opening and to left by an altered opening with two2 windows. Beyond, on either side, a small two-light glazing bar casement.
INTERIOR: has wooden common rafter roof with collars.
Included for group value.

HISTORY: originally an adjunct to the Christopher Pickering Homes and now used as an amateur boxing club. Christopher Pickering was a trawler owner. Pickering is said to have virtually dictated the design, and plans for various alternatives are held in the Hull History Centre.

Listing NGR: TA0560727132

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