CONCRETE WORKSHOP BLOCK AT DE SMET ROSEDOWNS LIMITED

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1208067
Date first listed:
06-Mar-1978
Date of most recent amendment:
21-Jan-1994
Statutory Address:
CONCRETE WORKSHOP BLOCK AT DE SMET ROSEDOWNS LIMITED, CAROLINE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CONCRETE WORKSHOP BLOCK AT DE SMET ROSEDOWNS LIMITED, CAROLINE STREET

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 09695 29583

Details

KINGSTON UPON HULL

TA02NE CAROLINE STREET 680-1/8/78 (West side) 06/03/78 Concrete workshop block at De Smet-Rosedowns Ltd. (Formerly Listed as: CAROLINE STREET (West side) 4-storey ferro-concrete erecting shop fronting Caroline Street)

II

Workshop block, now disused. 1900, for Rose, Downs & Thompson. In-situ reinforced concrete construction on the Hennebique principle, painted. Roof not visible. Cornice. 4 storeys; 8x8 windows. Windows are metal-framed casements with segmental heads on the lower floors, with smaller flat-headed windows to the third floor. These windows are now mostly replaced by wooden framed 3-light casements with transoms. Caroline Street front has a segment-headed window to left on the ground floor, the remaining windows blocked. Above, 2 segment-headed windows and to their right, 6 wooden casements. Above, and above again, 8 wooden casements. Above the cornice, to left, a square clock tower with cornice. Rear elevation has a glazed external stair covering some of the windows. On the first floor, 2 blank windows flanked to left by 4 segment-headed windows and to right by 2 similar windows. Above, to right, 4 segment-headed windows with blank tops. Above again, 2 windows with blank tops. Ground floor has a flat-headed 3-light window flanked to left by 4 round-headed windows and to right by 2 similar windows. This building was the first built in England by the Hennebique method. (Winter, J: Industrial Architecture: London: 1970-: 58).

Listing NGR: TA0969529583

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
387481
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Winter, J , Industrial Architecture, (1970), 58

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: 14 Aug 2003
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