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Imperial Chambers

A Grade II Listed Building in Myton, City of Kingston upon Hull

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7432 / 53°44'35"N

Longitude: -0.3341 / 0°20'2"W

OS Eastings: 509966

OS Northings: 428717

OS Grid: TA099287

Mapcode National: GBR GPP.2K

Mapcode Global: WHGFR.V53P

Entry Name: Imperial Chambers

Listing Date: 21 January 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197627

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387478

Location: Kingston upon Hull, HU1

County: City of Kingston upon Hull

Electoral Ward/Division: Myton

Built-Up Area: Kingston upon Hull

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Hull Most Holy and Undivided Trinity

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text


KINGSTON UPON HULL

TA0928NE BOWLALLEY LANE
680-1/22/74 (South side)
Imperial Chambers

GV II

Office building. 1876. By WH Kitching. Yellow and red brick
with ashlar dressings. Roof not visible. 2 gable and single
ridge coped brick stacks, one of them rebuilt. Venetian Gothic
style. Plinth, channelled basement, ground floor cornice, sill
and impost bands, moulded cornice with brackets and blocking.
3 storeys plus basement; 4x3 bays. Corner site with angle
blind corner. Windows are mainly plain sashes. Main front, to
Bowlalley Lane, has an off-centre entrance bay with a 2-light
window running through 2 storeys, with panelled pilasters
carrying a triangular open pediment. 2 round-arched plain
sashes with central shafts, each with a low-set transom with a
round window below it. To right, a segment-arched opening with
hoodmould and finial, with 2 round-arched plain sashes divided
by a central shaft. To left, 2 similar windows. Right return,
to Land of Green Ginger, has 3 similar windows.
Above, to right, a pair of round-arched plain sashes with
central brick mullion, and to left, 2 similar windows. Right
return has 3 similar windows. Ground floor has elaborate
entrance with double pilasters on rusticated brick pedestals
carrying a cornice on brackets. Round arched doorway with
carved tympanum and panelled double doors. To right, a large
plain sash with moulded segment-headed surround and finial. To
left, 2 similar windows. Right return has 2 similar windows
and between them, a similar surround with central mullion and
2 plain sashes. Each front has 3 segment-headed basement
openings, now blocked.
(Hull City Records Office document: OBLM 4949).


Listing NGR: TA0996628717

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