HULL CHARTERHOUSE AND ATTACHED BOUNDARY WALL AND RAILINGS

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1208200

Date first listed: 13-Oct-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 21-Jan-1994

Statutory Address: HULL CHARTERHOUSE AND ATTACHED BOUNDARY WALL AND RAILINGS, CHATERHOUSE LANE

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Location

Statutory Address: HULL CHARTERHOUSE AND ATTACHED BOUNDARY WALL AND RAILINGS, CHATERHOUSE LANE

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 10042 29353

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History

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Details

KINGSTON UPON HULL

TA1029SW CHARTERHOUSE LANE 680-1/19/84 (North side) 13/10/52 Hull Charterhouse and attached boundary wall and railings (Formerly Listed as: CHARTERHOUSE LANE The Hull Charterhouse)

GV I

Almshouse and attached boundary wall and railings. 1778-80, with C19 rear addition. By Joseph Hargrave. Brick with painted ashlar dressings and hipped slate roofs topped with a large wooden cupola with 6 Ionic columns and lead dome. 10 brick ridge stacks, some of them renewed. Plinth, dentillated eaves cornice and pediment. 2 storeys; main range of 7 windows with projecting pedimented centre of 3 windows, flanked by wings each of 3 windows. Windows are 12-pane sashes with painted brick flat arches. Central pediment has a coat of arms. Semicircular Roman Doric portico with 2 columns and leaded half-dome, the frieze with Latin inscription. The openings have wrought-iron railings and gates. Recessed doorway flanked by Doric columns and half-columns. Returns have each five 12-pane sashes on each floor, those nearest the front blank. Hipped 2-storey rear addition has 4 windows on each floor and 4 stacks. INTERIOR has spinal corridors. Notable chapel with moulded cornice and 3-compartment ceiling with central glazed dome. Round arched window at either end. Elegant Classical wooden doorcase in the centre of one long wall, with frieze with floral swags and segmental pediment. Glazed double doors with glazing bars. Opposite the door, a semicircular wooden pulpit set into the wall, with carved ogee bracket and half-round sounding board. Below it, clerk's desk and enclosing rail with spindle turned balusters. Altar rail, at right end, has heavy turned balusters. Outside, cast-iron spearhead railings running between the wings, with brick plinth, ashlar coping and central gate. The Hull Charterhouse was founded by the eminent merchant Michael de la Pole in 1384. (Hall I & E: Georgian Hull: York: 1978-1979: 34,65,97,99).

Listing NGR: TA1004529355

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 387491

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Hall, I, E , , A New Picture of Georgian Hull, (1978), 34 and 65
Hall, I, E , , A New Picture of Georgian Hull, (1978), 97 and 99

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