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TA03SE COTTINGHAM ROAD 680-1/4/122 (North side (off)) Newland School for Girls


Girls' school. Dated 1914. By J H Hirst, City Architect. Red brick with ashlar dressings and hipped slate roofs with 2 brick ridge stacks. Neo-Georgian style. 2 storeys and 2 storeys plus attics; 36 window range, arranged 9:9:3:9:6. Central block with flanking wings and end pavilions. F-plan. Central block and pavilions have rusticated quoins, pilasters, moulded cornices and pierced balustrades with central pediments. Central block has three 3-light stone mullioned cross casements, the central one flanked by enriched pilasters. Above it, open pediment with a Diocletian window with keystone. Below, central pedimented portico with paired Doric columns and moulded round-arched entrance with keystone. Panelled recess with panelled double doors and fanlight. Flanking wings have moulded wooden eaves. 9 wooden framed cross casements with glazing bars, the ground-floor windows with double keystones. Above again, 2 hipped louvred roof ventilators. Larger left pavilion has 9 wooden framed cross casements, the central 3 flanked by enriched pilasters. Above again, pediment with Diocletian window and keystone. Central ground-floor windows have multiple keystones, and the flanking windows, double keystones. Right pavilion has similar fenestration with 6 windows, and between the central ground-floor windows, a cartouche. Right return has a central glazing bar sash. On either side, a 3-light glazing bar casement with an elongated keystone rising into a segmental pediment forming part of the eaves cornice. Beyond, single casements. Below, a lean-to conservatory, 10 bays, with glazing bars and a glazed door. West end has to left a 2-storey Library, 5 bays, with a hipped slate roof topped with a domed bell turret with coved sides and round-arched openings, and on either side, 2 hipped louvred ventilators. 3 canted stone oriel windows with stone mullioned cross casements with coats of arms below them, flanked by single cross casements. Below, a round-arched arcade, 3 bays, with glazing bar Diocletian windows, the central bay with a half-glazed door and sidelights. Beyond, single round windows, the right one with 2 small casements below it. East side, to courtyard, has similar fenestration. To right, a triple bay with 3 wooden cross casements on each floor. To right again, an entrance bay with a canted 2-storey porch topped with a balustrades, with a first floor cross casement and below, a door with overlight, flanked by single small casements, and above them, single smaller casements. At the rear, a hipped 2-storey building, 2x2 windows. Main range rear elevation has to west has 4 shouldered gables, each with a 3-light stone mullioned window above and a Diocletian window below, the left one altered to form a doorway. To east, 3 gables with similar fenestration. Projecting off-centre Hall has hipped roof with turret and ventilators similar to the Library. Cornice and moulded coped parapet, external side wall stack. On either side, 5 tall 3-light stone mullioned cross casements with coats of arms between them. Below, 4 Diocletian windows, and to north, a 3-light stone mullioned window and a doorway. INTERIOR has a central lobby with a moulded beamed ceiling and a panelled round-arched 5-bay arcade on each side. Entrance side has a central pair of doors with lattice glazing bars, flanked by two 2-panel doors, all with glazing bar fanlights. Opposite side has a central branching stone staircase with balustrade, leading up, flanked by single flights leading down. Beyond, single pairs of glazed doors doors with fanlights. At either end, a round-arched window and a similar doors with double doors to a spinal corridor with segmental arches and green glazed tile dado. Although designed as a school, this building was used as a military hospital until 1919. (Newland High School - The First 75 Years: Hull: 1982-).

Listing NGR: TA0743631886


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Newlands High School the First 75 Years, (1982)


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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