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Hepworths Arcade

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

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Latitude: 53.7425 / 53°44'33"N

Longitude: -0.334 / 0°20'2"W

OS Eastings: 509976

OS Northings: 428638

OS Grid: TA099286

Mapcode National: GBR GPP.2T

Mapcode Global: WHGFR.V647

Plus Code: 9C5XPMV8+2C

Entry Name: Hepworths Arcade

Listing Date: 5 January 1990

Last Amended: 21 January 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283101

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387679

Location: St. Andrew's and Docklands, Kingston upon Hull, HU1

County: 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 Most Holy and Undivided Trinity

Church of England Diocese: York

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680-1/23/254 (West side)
05/01/90 Nos.60 AND 61
Hepworth's Arcade
(Formerly Listed as:
(South side)
Nos.8 AND 9
and Hepworth's Arcade)
(Formerly Listed as:
(West side)
Nos.60 AND 61,
2-22 (even) and 1-17 (odd)
Hepworth's Arcade)
(Formerly Listed as:
(even) AND 1-17 (odd))


Includes: Nos.1-18 (Cons), 20 AND 22 HEPWORTH'S ARCADE.
Includes: Nos.8 AND 9 SILVER STREET.
Shopping arcade. 1894, with mid and late C20 alterations. By A
Gelder of Hull. Ashlar fronts with slate mansard and glass
barrel-vault roofs. First floor cornice, sill bands, main
cornice, balustrade with pedestals and finials. 3 storeys plus
attics. L-plan.
Market Place front, 4 windows, has two 2-storey bay windows
with cornices, the lower windows with a central round-headed
light topped with a swan neck pediment. On either side, single
round-headed sashes below and similar segment-headed sashes
above, all flanked by panelled pilasters. Attic has a pair of
dormers each with 2 glazing bar sashes under ornate gables
topped by swan neck pediments. On the ground floor, an
off-centre segmental archway with iron gates, leading into the
arcade. To left, a narrow shop front and to right a wider shop
front, both with recessed doors. Wooden pilasters between
support a deep entablature.
Silver Street front, 7 windows, has similar detailing. Central
2-storey bay window with cornice, the lower window with a
central round-headed light topped with a swan-neck pediment.
On either side, 3 round-headed plain sashes and above, 3
similar segment-headed sashes, all with marble shafts between
and flanked by panelled pilasters. Attic has a central dormer
with 2 glazing bar sashes flanked by pilasters under an ornate
gable topped with a swan neck pediment. On the ground floor, a
central arcade opening with gates and cast-iron grille,
flanked to left by a matching shop front with wooden pilasters
and entablature. To right, a late C20 shop front.
INTERIOR has ground floor cornice, sill band and frieze. On
the ground floor, bays divided by pilasters, most of them with
shop fronts. Above, groups of 3 single-pane windows in each
bay, divided by half-columns. Inside the Silver Street
entrance, an elliptical arch with the name of the arcade on a
panel above it. Barrel vaulted roof has cast-iron ribs. At the
junction of the 2 ranges, an octagonal glazed dome topped with
a small glazed cupola.

Listing NGR: TA0997628638

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