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Entrance Gateway to Pickering Park and Adjoining Pickering Rest Homes

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

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Latitude: 53.7302 / 53°43'48"N

Longitude: -0.3995 / 0°23'58"W

OS Eastings: 505682

OS Northings: 427171

OS Grid: TA056271

Mapcode National: GBR G7V.36

Mapcode Global: WHGFQ.THXP

Entry Name: Entrance Gateway to Pickering Park and Adjoining Pickering Rest Homes

Listing Date: 21 January 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1209532

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387587

Location: Kingston upon Hull, HU4

County: City of Kingston upon Hull

Electoral Ward/Division: Pickering

Built-Up Area: Kingston upon Hull

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Hull St Nicholas

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text


680-1/8/166 (North side)
Entrance gateway to Pickering Park
and adjoining Pickering Rest Homes


Park gateway and adjoining old people's homes. Dated 1909. By
JH Hirst, City Architect. Cast-iron gates with wrought-iron
decoration, almshouses brick with ashlar dressings and plain
tile roofs. Pair of square openwork cast-iron gatepiers with
cornices and wrought-iron finials, with central pair of scroll
top iron gates. On either side, a railing with smaller
openwork piers, with segment-headed gate under a crest.
Beyond, 3 sections of lower railing, then a round-arched gate
with crest. On either side, a block of 6 almshouses set at a
slight angle. Single storey; 6 window range. Plinth and 3
coped square ridge stacks. In the centre, a parapeted triple
bay with a central triangular pediment and below it, a shaped
panel inscribed "Pickering Rest Homes". 2 close boarded doors
flanked by 4-light stone mullioned glazing bar windows.
Beyond, a loggia with 2 round-arched openings, covering two
2-light windows and 2 doors. Beyond again, 2 doors flanked by
single projecting through-eaves dormers with massive coped
gables and 4-light mullioned windows. At either end, a
round-arched opening covering a 2-light window and door.

Listing NGR: TA0568227171

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