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The Sessions House, Beverley

Description: The Sessions House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 1 March 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 167318

OS Grid Reference: TA0265640173
OS Grid Coordinates: 502656, 440173
Latitude/Longitude: 53.8477, -0.4411

Location: Norfolk Street, Cottingham, East Riding of Yorkshire HU17 7AF

Locality: Beverley
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: HU17 7AF

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Listing Text

(west side)
5/201 The Sessions House
Built between 1804 and 1814 by J P Pritchett. The facade to the centre block
is set behind a Greek Ionic tetrastyle stone portico, and flanked on both sides
by low 1-storey wings. Centre block of two storeys, with three arched windows
at first floor, two of which are in the wings. White brick with stone
architraves and cornices to sash windows. Stone dressings. Centre doorway
with architrave, frieze, cornice and consoles. Rear wall of centre block is
curved. Roof of Westmorland graded slates is carried over the portico to form
a pediment, tympanum carved with coloured Royal Arms, apex crowned by figure
of Justice. Later additions include a two storey wing to the right in yellow
brick with seven windows with stone lintels, band at first floor cill end.

Listing NGR: TA0265640173

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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