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Ocean Chambers

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

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Latitude: 53.7436 / 53°44'37"N

Longitude: -0.3329 / 0°19'58"W

OS Eastings: 510045

OS Northings: 428760

OS Grid: TA100287

Mapcode National: GBR GPP.BF

Mapcode Global: WHGFR.V5ND

Entry Name: Ocean Chambers

Listing Date: 21 January 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197729

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387660

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 (Lowgate) St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text


680-1/23/238 (West side)
Ocean Chambers


Office building. 1899-1900. By Brodrick, Lowther & Walker of
Hull. Ashlar with plain tile roof and 3 brick side wall stacks
with stone coping. Baroque Revival style. Full-width ground
floor entablature, sill bands and intermediate cornice. 3
storeys and 4 storeys plus basement and attics; 3-window
range. Windows mainly have stone mullions and transoms.
Asymmetrical facade has 2 canted bay windows 3 storeys to
right and 4 storeys to left. These have 5-light cross
mullioned windows with Ionic columns at the angles and
flanking Ionic pilasters. In the centre, on the first floor, a
3-light mullioned window above the entrance, and above, a
4-light cross mullioned window. Above again, a similar 3-light
window. To its right, a dormer with coped gable containing a
3-light cross mullioned window and topped with a niche with a
segmental pediment.
Above again, to left, a shouldered coped gable with 2 small
windows divided by a panel and under a cornice, topped by a
niche with broken segmental pediment and finial. To right, a
canted corner with dentillated cornice and topped with an ogee
lead dome, with two 3-light casements.
Central entrance with diced Ionic columns carrying a segmental
pediment on scroll brackets. In the tympanum, a sculpture in
high relief with a wreathed oval cartouche flanked by
dolphins. Moulded doorcase with double keystone and steps to
recessed round-arched doorway. To right, below the bay window,
a blocked 4-light mullioned basement window.
(Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Yorkshire: York And The East
Riding: Harmondsworth: 1972-: 277).

Listing NGR: TA1004528760

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