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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1197673



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.


District: City of Kingston upon Hull

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 12-Nov-1973

Date of most recent amendment: 21-Jan-1994

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 387833

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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)


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

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Badgett, P, Moore, N, George Gilbert Scott Houses in Kingston Upon Hull
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire - York and the East Riding, (1972), 284

National Grid Reference: TA0782530173


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