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Latitude: 53.7444 / 53°44'39"N
Longitude: -0.3299 / 0°19'47"W
OS Eastings: 510240
OS Northings: 428854
OS Grid: TA102288
Mapcode National: GBR GPP.Y4
Mapcode Global: WHGFR.X42S
Entry Name: Georgian Houses wilberforce House Museum
Listing Date: 13 October 1952
Last Amended: 21 January 1994
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1283087
English Heritage Legacy ID: 387593
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
KINGSTON UPON HULL
TA1028NW HIGH STREET
680-1/23/176 (South East side)
13/10/52 Nos.23 AND 24
Georgian Houses (part of Wilberforce
(Formerly Listed as:
(Formerly Listed as:
2 houses, now part of the Wilberforce House Museum (qv).
c1760, restored c1945, incorporated into museum 1956. For
James Hamilton, tar merchant. Brick with painted ashlar
dressings and pantile roofs with 2 side wall stacks. Plinth,
ground floor and first-floor sill bands, coped parapet. 3
storeys; 6 window range of 12-pane sashes. Windows have brick
flat arches and keystones. Above again, six 9-pane sashes.
paired central ashlar doorcase with 3 Roman Ionic
half-columns, pulvinated frieze, dentillated cornice and
pediment. Fielded 6-panel doors. On either side, 2 dummy
windows. INTERIOR has central entrance hall divided by fluted
Ionic plaster columns, with fielded panelled dado and enriched
cornices. 2 fielded 6-panel doors. On either side, a
round-arched opening leading to a stairwell with wooden dogleg
stair with vase and stem balusters and ramped scrolled
handrail. On the landing, a Venetian window. First floor front
rooms have enriched dentillated cornices and fireplaces
flanked by round-headed recesses.
(History of Wilberforce House: Rutherford, I: Hull).
Listing NGR: TA1024028854
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