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Boxing Club at Christopher Pickering Homes, Hull

Description: Boxing Club at Christopher Pickering Homes

Grade: II
Date Listed: 21 January 1994
English Heritage Building ID: 387586

OS Grid Reference: TA0560727132
OS Grid Coordinates: 505607, 427132
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7299, -0.4007

Location: 892 Hessle Road, Hull HU4 6RZ

Locality: Hull
County: Hull
Country: England
Postcode: HU4 6RZ

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Listing Text


680-1/8/164 (North side)
Boxing Club at Christopher Pickering


Former chapel, then maritime museum, now amateur boxing club.
1912, with late C20 alterations. Brick with ashlar dressings
and plain tile roof with external gable stack. Plinth, quoins,
sill band, string courses, coped gables, buttresses to sides.
Single storey; 2x6 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, 2 tall through-eaves dormers with
pointed-arched glazing bar windows, and towards the rear, 4
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 2 windows. Beyond, on either side, a small
2-light glazing bar casement. INTERIOR has wooden common
rafter roof with collars. Built originally as a chapel to the
Christopher Pickering Homes. Included for group value.
(Buildings of England: N Pevsner: Yorkshire; York and the East
Riding: London: 1972-: 288).

Listing NGR: TA0560727132

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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