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The Market Hall and Bob Carvers Fish and Chip Restaurant

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

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Latitude: 53.7422 / 53°44'31"N

Longitude: -0.3346 / 0°20'4"W

OS Eastings: 509937

OS Northings: 428598

OS Grid: TA099285

Mapcode National: GBR GNP.YY

Mapcode Global: WHGFR.T6VJ

Plus Code: 9C5XPMR8+V5

Entry Name: The Market Hall and Bob Carvers Fish and Chip Restaurant

Listing Date: 12 November 1973

Last Amended: 21 January 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1283105

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387688

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

TA 0928 NE,

The Market Hall and Bob Carver's Fish & Chip Restaurant,

(Formerly Listed as: NORTH CHURCH SIDE The Market Hall)




Market Hall and adjoining restaurant. 1902-04, market hall designed by Joseph H. Hirst, City Architect, with mid C20
addition to east. Refurbished 1990. Brick and
ashlar, with ashlar dressings and bands. Gabled and hipped
slate roofs to the fronting buildings and glazed roofs with
clerestories to the market hall. Simplified Renaissance
Revival style.
North Church Side front has to right a main block, two storeys;
5-window range divided by shallow piers. Piers are partly
stone-faced, with banding on the first floor and wreathed
cartouches on each floor. Above the moulded main cornice they
are coped and the parapet has concave sweeps between them.
Five 3-light cross mullioned windows, each with a segmental
iron balcony and below it, a panelled apron. Arcaded ground
floor has segment-headed openings with keystones and a moulded
cornice swept over the piers. three late C20 four-light glazing
bar windows and two double doors with sidelights, all with
To right, a three-stage bell tower topped with a copper dome and
domed lantern. Ashlar lower stage has a double board door and
above it, a 15-pane window, both with segmental hoods. Brick
second stage has stone bands and small stair lights and is
topped with a heavy cornice. Ashlar bell stage has concave
sides and bevelled corners with scroll brackets and flanking
Ionic pilasters. Moulded cornices at head and foot,
round-arched opening with keystone on each side.
To left, a lower 2-storey section with simpler cornice and
plain parapet. To left, a 3-light cross mullioned window. To
right, a smaller 3-light mullioned window above the door, with
an apron and wreathed cartouche below it. Below, to left, a
small cross casement and to right, a recessed board door with
segmental hood and separate half-round fanlight with moulded
segmental hood and large keystone.
West front, to Trinity House Lane, has to left a 4-storey
entrance bay with coped gable and a side wall stack. On the
first floor, a tripartite cross casement in a stone surround
with scroll supporters and segmental pediment with large
keystone. In front of the window, a segmental balcony. Above,
on each floor, a 3-light window with stone mullions. Ground
floor has segment-headed cart entrance with keystone and
moulded segmental hood on brackets. Restaurant, to right, has
wooden eaves cornice with gutter brackets, coped gable and
massive ridge stack. Three storeys plus attics; 3-window range. To
left, a 3-light stone mullioned stair window. To its right, two
much larger 3-light cross mullioned windows. Above, an
off-centre pair of 4-light mullioned windows with a
relief-carved panel between them. Above again, two large gabled
dormers with 2-light glazing bar casements. Ground floor has
to right a wide opening with folding doors and toplights, and
to left a doorway with moulded stone lintel and overlight. C20
front to market place has rolling shutter doors.

INTERIOR has three aisles, the central one higher, with arcade
plates carried on round iron columns. Arch braced steel
trussed roofs, mainly glazed, with glazed gabled clerestoreys.

Listing NGR: TA0993728598

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