FORMER BRITISH EXTRACTING COMPANY SILO AND ATTACHED RECEIVING HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1208698
Date first listed:
15-Nov-1993
Date of most recent amendment:
08-Apr-1994
Statutory Address:
FORMER BRITISH EXTRACTING COMPANY SILO AND ATTACHED RECEIVING HOUSE, FOSTER STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORMER BRITISH EXTRACTING COMPANY SILO AND ATTACHED RECEIVING HOUSE, FOSTER 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 09815 30559

Details

KINGSTON UPON HULL

680-1/15/127 FOSTER STREET 15-NOV-93 (West side) FORMER BRITISH EXTRACTING COMPANY SILO AND ATTACHED RECEIVING HOUSE (Formerly listed as: DALTON STREET FORMER BRITISH EXRACTING COMPANY SILO AND ATTACHED RECEIVING HOUSE)

II Silo at oil extracting mill, and attached receiving house. 1919, by Gelder & Kitchen of Hull. Brick with ashlar dressings. Roof not visible. Baroque Revival detailing. Cornice and coped parapet. Pilaster buttresses above the third floor. 6 storeys plus attics; 11x6 bays. Main block is windowless. Ground floor has 10 blocked openings to south, and 3 segment-headed glazing bar windows to west. Attic storey has 11 similar windows to north and 6 to west. On the south side, the parapet has raised lettering reading "British Extracting Co. Ltd.". At the corners, the pilasters continue above the cornice to form squat towers, with ashlar bands, caps and cornices. At the south-west corner, a rusticated ashlar tower, single stage, with round-arched openings and keystones, topped with a water tank. Attached to the south-west corner, a receiving house in the same style. 4 storeys; 3x3 windows. Projecting corner pilasters above the second floor, raised above the parapet to form coped towers. Open ground floor carried on steel joists and cast-iron columns. To west, 3 segment-headed glazing bar windows on each floor. To south, similar openings fitted with ventilators. North side has, to left, a loft door on each floor, flanked to right by a single window on the first floor and 2 windows on the upper floors. INTERIOR is divided by cross walls into storage bins. The receiving house was used for transferring material from road and river into the silo.

REASONS FOR DESIGNATION The Former British Extracting Company Silo and Attached Receiving House, built in 1919 by architects Gelder and Kitchen of Hull, is designated at Grade II for the following principal reasons:

* Architectural Quality: It was designed by Hull architects Gelder and Kitchen using interesting Baroque Revival detailing. * Historic Interest: It was built just after WWI as part of the early C20 British Extracting Company Mill.

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
387542
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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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