Description: 3 and 5, Salisbury Street
Date Listed: 12 November 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 387768
OS Grid Reference: TA0782530224
OS Grid Coordinates: 507825, 430224
Latitude/Longitude: 53.7572, -0.3660
KINGSTON UPON HULL
TA0730SE SALISBURY STREET
680-1/13/330 (West side)
12/11/73 Nos.3 AND 5
Pair of houses, now flats. 1877-79, restored and altered late
C20. By George Gilbert Scott Junior for John Spyvee Cooper.
Brick with pargeted panels and hipped plain tile roofs with 6
panelled ridge stacks. Queen Anne style. Brick plinth, string
courses, pargeted friezes, rebated eaves, wooden gutter and
brackets. Windows have brick flat arches. 2 storeys plus
attics; 6 window range. Half-H plan.
Recessed centre has four 8-pane sashes with pargeted aprons,
separated by pargeted pilasters. Above, 3 hipped dormers with
2-light glazing bar casements. Below, two 12-pane sashes
flanked by single late C20 doors with sidelights and
toplights. The returns have a 12-pane sash above and a 4-pane
and an 8-pane sash below. The centre is enclosed by an L-plan
pargeted brick wall with string course and coping, with a
segment-headed doorway to left.
Flanking wings have each a pair of segment-headed 8-pane
sashes and above, a large dormer with 2 segment-headed 18-pane
sashes with wavy lintel band, topped with a pedimented shaped
gable containing a single small window. Below, a square brick
bay window, the left one with a pair of leaded windows, the
right one with a pair of 12-pane sashes.
Left return has three 8-pane sashes and above, 2 hipped
dormers with 2-light glazing bar casements. Below, an
off-centre segmental arched brick doorway with hoodmould, and
above it a round-arched unglazed opening. Moulded 6-panel door
with overlight and wrought-iron grille. To left, an 18-pane
sash. To right, 2 pain sashes with leaded glazing. The outer
windows have shaped brick hoodmoulds. Right return has similar
fenestration, with a 2-light unglazed opening above the door
with a brick mullion. All the ground-floor windows are 18-pane
This building is part of a group of 8 houses by Scott, who was
a leading exponent of the Queen Anne style. They are said to
be the sole surviving examples of his highly regarded domestic
(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: TA0782530224
Source: English Heritage
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