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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
Entry Name: Boxing Club at Christopher Pickering Homes
Location: Kingston upon Hull, HU4
County: City of Kingston upon Hull
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire
Listing Date: 21 January 1994
Source: Historic England
English Heritage Legacy ID: 387586
Source ID: 1283086
This List entry was subject to a Minor Enhancement on 30/03/2017
TA 02 NE,
KINGSTON UPON HULL,
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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