Description: 107, Park Avenue
Date Listed: 12 November 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 387696
OS Grid Reference: TA0781730276
OS Grid Coordinates: 507817, 430276
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7577, -0.3661
KINGSTON UPON HULL
TA0730SE PARK AVENUE
680-1/13/270 (South side)
House, now flats. 1877-79, with mid and late C20 alterations.
By George Gilbert Scott Junior for John Spyvee Cooper. Brick
with pargeted panels and hipped plain tile roof with 2
panelled sde wall stacks. Queen Anne style. Brick plinth,
strring courses, pargeted frieze, rebated eaves, moulded
wooden gutter. Windows mainly have brick flat arches. 2
storeys plus attics; 5-window range. Central 8-pane sash
flanked by pairs of similar sashes, all with segmental heads.
Above, a large central brick dormer with a segment-headed
8-pane sash flanked by brick pilasters, with a flat roof
formerly topped with a dome. On either side, a smaller hipped
dormer with a 2-light casement. Central round-arched brick
doorcase with multiple keystones and hoodmould, and above it
an unglazed opening under a brick pediment. Moulded 6-panel
door with overlight and wrought-iron grille. On either side, a
square brick bay window, rebuilt mid C20, with hipped lead
roof and a pair of 8-pane sashes. This building is part of a
group of 8 houses by Scott, who was an early exponent of the
Queen Anne style. They are said to be the sole surviving
examples of his highly regarded domestic architecture.
(Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Yorkshire: York and The East
Riding: Harmondsworth: 1972-: 284; Padgett B & Moore N: George
Gilbert Scott Houses in Kingston upon Hull).
Listing NGR: TA0781730276
Source: English Heritage
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