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International House

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7568 / 53°45'24"N

Longitude: -0.366 / 0°21'57"W

OS Eastings: 507825

OS Northings: 430173

OS Grid: TA078301

Mapcode National: GBR GGJ.7P

Mapcode Global: WHGFK.BTYV

Entry Name: International House

Listing Date: 12 November 1973

Last Amended: 21 January 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197673

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387833

Location: Kingston upon Hull, HU5

County: City of Kingston upon Hull

Electoral Ward/Division: Avenue

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Kingston upon Hull

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Hull St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text


KINGSTON UPON HULL

TA0730SE WESTBOURNE AVENUE
680-1/13/382 (North side)
12/11/73 Nos.96 AND 98
International House
(Formerly Listed as:
WESTBOURNE AVENUE
No.96)
(Formerly Listed as:
WESTBOURNE AVENUE
No.98)

GV II

2 houses, now students' hostel. 1877-79, with mid and late C20
additions and alterations. Probably by George Gilbert Scott,
Junior for John Spyvee Cooper. Brick with pargeted panels and
hipped plain tile roofs, each with a single side wall stack.
Queen Anne style. Brick plinth and string courses, pargeted
friezes to returns, rebated eaves with wooden gutters. Windows
mainly have brick flat arches. 2 storeys plus attics; 5-window
range.
No.96, to right, has a flat front divided by pargeted panels,
with a central blocked window flanked by pairs of 8-pane
sashes, one of those to the left blocked. Above, large central
brick dormer with a segment-headed plain 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.
Below, a round-arched brick doorcase with hoodmould and above
it, a 2-light window. C20 glazed door with side and top
lights. On either side, a square brick bay window with a pair
of 8-pane sashes. To left, a mid C20 link building, 2 storeys,
with two 12-pane sashes on each floor.
No.98, to left. has a recessed centre with an 8-pane sash and
above, a hipped dormer with a 2-light glazing bar casement.
Below, a projecting brick doorcase with multiple brick
heystones. C20 half-glazed double door with cornice and
segment-headed 3-pane overlight with wooden mullions.
Flanking bays have each a pair of 8-pane sashes and above, a
shouldered shaped gable topped with a brick pediment and
containing a wider 8-pane sash. Below, each has a square brick
bay window with a pair of segment-headed 8-pane sashes. Left
return has to left, a pair of 8-pane sashes and below, a
single-storey C20 addition cutting across the windows. At the
rear, a range of 3-storey C20 additions.
These buildings are 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 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: TA0782530173

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