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Newland Homes Francis Reckitt House, Hull

Description: Newland Homes Francis Reckitt House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 January 1994
English Heritage Building ID: 387525

OS Grid Reference: TA0825131599
OS Grid Coordinates: 508251, 431599
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7695, -0.3591

Location: 85 Cottingham Road, Hull HU6 7RJ

Locality: Hull
County: Hull
Country: England
Postcode: HU6 7RJ

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Listing Text


680-1/4/111 (North side)
Newland Homes, Francis Reckitt House


Infants home. Dated 1897. Paid for by Francis Reckitt. Yellow
brick with ashlar dressings and slate roofs with 4 external
gable and 2 ridge stacks, all coped. Plinth, ground-floor
lintel band, first-floor sill band, traceried bargeboards with
collars to main gables. 2 storeys; 5-window range. Windows are
mainly stone mullioned and transomed casements. Central recess
has a 2-light window and below, a 2-light mullioned window to
left with an inscribed and dated panel above it. To right, a
half-glazed door with a mullioned overlight. Flanking wings
have a single cross casement and below, a canted hipped brick
bay window with a 3-light cross casement. Beyond, on either
side, a set back bay with a small window above and a narrow
transomed window below. At the rear, 2 gabled wings. This
complex of orphan homes and ancillary buildings was built
c1897 by the Port of Hull Society's Sailors' Orphan Homes, and
endowed by various benefactors whose names are attached to the
various buildings. This building also commemorates the Royal
Jubilee of 1897.

Listing NGR: TA0825131599

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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