Entrance Gateway to Pickering Park and Adjoining Pickering Rest Homes, Hull
Description: Entrance Gateway to Pickering Park and Adjoining Pickering Rest Homes
Date Listed: 21 January 1994
English Heritage Building ID: 387587
OS Grid Reference: TA0568227171
OS Grid Coordinates: 505682, 427171
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7302, -0.3995
Location: Hessle Road, Hull, City of Kingston-upon-Hull HU3 3DB
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KINGSTON UPON HULL
TA02NE HESSLE ROAD
680-1/8/166 (North side)
Entrance gateway to Pickering Park
and adjoining Pickering Rest Homes
Park gateway and adjoining old people's homes. Dated 1909. By
JH Hirst, City Architect. Cast-iron gates with wrought-iron
decoration, almshouses brick with ashlar dressings and plain
tile roofs. Pair of square openwork cast-iron gatepiers with
cornices and wrought-iron finials, with central pair of scroll
top iron gates. On either side, a railing with smaller
openwork piers, with segment-headed gate under a crest.
Beyond, 3 sections of lower railing, then a round-arched gate
with crest. On either side, a block of 6 almshouses set at a
slight angle. Single storey; 6 window range. Plinth and 3
coped square ridge stacks. In the centre, a parapeted triple
bay with a central triangular pediment and below it, a shaped
panel inscribed "Pickering Rest Homes". 2 close boarded doors
flanked by 4-light stone mullioned glazing bar windows.
Beyond, a loggia with 2 round-arched openings, covering two
2-light windows and 2 doors. Beyond again, 2 doors flanked by
single projecting through-eaves dormers with massive coped
gables and 4-light mullioned windows. At either end, a
round-arched opening covering a 2-light window and door.
Listing NGR: TA0568227171
Source: English Heritage
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