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City of Kingston upon Hull (Unitary Authority)
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TA 08697 28038


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TA 02 NE, 680-1/8/158

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


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


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


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

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Date: 10 Sep 2006
Reference: IOE01/13611/05
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Geoffrey Wolmark. Source Historic England Archive
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