ALEXANDRA HOTEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1197742
Date first listed:
21-Jan-1994
Statutory Address:
ALEXANDRA HOTEL, HESSLE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
ALEXANDRA HOTEL, HESSLE ROAD

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

District:
City of Kingston upon Hull (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TA 08697 28038

Details

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

TA 02 NE, 680-1/8/158

KINGSTON UPON HULL, HESSLE ROAD (South East side), Alexandra Hotel

II

Public house. Built c1895, designed by Smith, Brodrick and Walker, with late C20 alterations. Brick with faience tile ground floor, terracotta and ashlar dressings and hipped plain tile mansard roof with two gables, single ridge and single rear wall stacks. Plinth, ground floor and first floor cornices, panelled ornamented parapet. Two storeys plus attics; 6x5 windows. Corner site with angled corner. Corner entrance bay has a canted stone bay window with three plain sashes. Above it, an ornate parapet fronted by a shaped gable with pediment and flanked by octagonal columns with shaped tops. Below, a C20 doorway flanked by pilasters, with an oval fanlight glazed as a 6-pointed star. Over the door, a swan-neck pediment framing a pedimented relief panel. Main front, to Hessle Road, has 6 plain sashes and above, two large through-eaves dormers with close-studded gables, each with a 2-light mullioned window. Below, faience tiled shop front divided by pilasters, the frieze inscribed "Alexandra Hotel". Central half-glazed door with circular overlight and swan-neck pediment, flanked by large elliptical-arched 3-light windows with round-headed lights and transoms. To left, a similar doorway with a star-glazed overlight. Blank left return has a terracotta relief panel with the name of the hotel. Right return, to Ropery Street, has the same shop front with two 2-light round-arched windows, then a tile panel with a small window above it. To right again, a half-glazed door with round overlight and swan-neck pediment. INTERIOR has the original cornice and strapwork ceiling, etched glass windows, moulded doorcases and original doors. Original mahogany back-bar fitting with clock.

Listing NGR: TA0869728038

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
387578
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Neave, D & S, Hull, Pevsner Architectural Guide, (2010), 162

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 10 Sep 2006
Reference: IOE01/13611/05
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