Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1207731

Date first listed: 21-Jan-1994



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District: City of Kingston upon Hull (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Grid Reference: TA0550328695


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TA02NE ANLABY ROAD 680-1/8/36 (South side) Lee's Rest Houses


Almshouses, now old people's homes. 1912-15. By TH Hare. For the trustees of the will of Dr CA Lee. Brick with ashlar dressings and hipped plain tile roofs. Neo-Georgian style. Plinth, shallow angle pilasters, dentillated wooden eaves. Grouped coped brick stacks. Windows are mainly wood mullioned casements with leaded glazing. The buildings are arranged on a terrace around a square sunken garden, with 5 linked residence blocks on east and west sides. At the north end, a central entrance block flanked by single residence blocks at right angles, forming an entrance court. At the south end, a library block facing the lawn and flanked by residence blocks enclosing rear service yard. Northern entrance block, 2 storeys; 11-window range. 2 ridge and 2 side wall stacks. Pedimented central portico with ashlar Ionic pilasters and round-arched carriage entrance with double keystone. In the tympanum, an oval cartouche with festoons, inscribed "Lee's Rest Houses". On either side, a 3-light window on each floor. Beyond, a recessed bay with a projecting centre with 2 small windows flanking a blank panel under a cornice and central pediment. Above and below, a small 3-light window. On either side, on the ground and first floors, a round window. Beyond again, projecting end bays with a 3-light window on each floor. At either end, a low wall with concave ramped coping, linked to the residence blocks. Residence blocks facing the entrance court, 2 storeys; 10 window range. Single ridge and 2 side wall stacks. Similar design to the central block, with a central projection with two 3-light windows on each floor in place of the portico. These residence blocks are linked to those flanking the central lawn by a coped brick boundary wall incorporating a central semicircular flat-roofed shelter. On either side of the central lawn, 5 residence blocks, each 2 storeys; 9-window range. 2 side wall and single ridge stacks. Similar design to the other residence blocks, the fronts facing outwards. Towards the centre, each block has 2 square bay windows with 3 lights on each floor, flanked by single small windows with a doorway below, then similar single-bay windows. The blocks are linked by single-storey open shelters with gabled roofs. On the terrace wall, openwork iron lamp standards. Library at southern end has flanking residence blocks of the same design. Single-storey library has a central block with gabled roof topped with a square domed lantern with a weather vane. 2 gable stacks. Front has 5 cross casements under a low crenellated parapet, and at either end, a double doorway with flanking pilasters. At each end, a slightly recessed hipped wing with 3 cross casements. Left wing has on 3 sides a box dormer with a 3-light window, and right wing has a side wall stack. INTERIOR: the entrance block contains a replica of a room from the house of Dr Lee, with original furniture and fittings. (Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Yorkshire: York and The East Riding: Harmondsworth: 1972-: 288; ; Air photograph of the whole group of buildings: Hull: 1962-).

Listing NGR: TA0550328695


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Legacy System number: 387441

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Books and journals
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Yorkshire - York and the East Riding, (1972), 288

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