History in Structure

This site is entirely user-supported. See how you can help.

(Former) Park Street Centre of Hull College

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

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

Latitude: 53.7463 / 53°44'46"N

Longitude: -0.3525 / 0°21'9"W

OS Eastings: 508740

OS Northings: 429031

OS Grid: TA087290

Mapcode National: GBR GKN.4G

Mapcode Global: WHGFR.K3BB

Entry Name: (Former) Park Street Centre of Hull College

Listing Date: 12 November 1973

Last Amended: 4 August 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197704

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387699

Location: Kingston upon Hull, HU2

County: City of Kingston upon Hull

Electoral Ward/Division: Myton

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: Sculcoates All Saints

Church of England Diocese: York

Find accommodation in
Kingston upon Hull

Listing Text


This List entry was subject to a Minor Enhancement on 30/03/2017


TA 02 NE,
680-1/8/274

KINGSTON UPON HULL,
PARK STREET (West side),
Humberside College of Further Education, Park Street Annexe

(Formerly known as: Annexe to the College of Technology PARK STREET)

12/11/73

II


House, circa 1858, used from 1867 by the Port of Hull Society's Sailors' Orphans Institution as an orphanage. Central and right-hand blocks added by William Botterill in 1868-69. Late C19 and late C20 alterations and additions.

MATERIALS: yellow brick, with ashlar dressings and hipped slate roofs with four side walls and two ridge stacks.

EXTERIOR: plinth, sill bands, modillion cornice. Three storeys; 13-window range. Windows are plain sashes. Projecting centre, three windows, has a pediment with a sculptural group by William Day Kegworth Junior, of Charity with orphan children, maritime emblems and the arms of Sir Titus Salt, the main benefactor. On the first floor, tripartite central window with composite pilasters and a segmental pediment. On either side, single windows with triangular pediments. Above, similar fenestration with smaller windows with moulded surrounds. Below, portico with balustrade and paired Doric columns, covering a panelled door with overlight and sidelights. Flanking ranges have slightly projecting centres, three windows, with pediments. On each floor, five windows, all with slightly cambered panelled lintels with keystones. Right return, to Londesborough Street, has five similar windows on the lower floors and seven windows to the second floor. To right, a hipped addition, two storeys; three-window range.

HISTORY: The five-bay block to the left with a three-bay pediment was built by 1858 and was known as Thanet House, and used as a private school. It was purchased in 1867 by the Port of Hull Society for use as their Sailor’s Orphan Institution. In 1868-89 the central three-bay block and five-bay block on the right were added by William Botterill. The orphanage was sold by the Port of Hull Society in 1897 and the following year it opened as Hull Municipal Technical School with alterations and additions by Botterill, Son & Bilson (John Bilson).

Listing NGR: TA0874029031

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

Selected Sources

Source links go to a search for the specified title at Amazon. Availability of the title is dependent on current publication status. You may also want to check AbeBooks, particularly for older titles.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.