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TA 03 SE,
KINGSTON UPON HULL,
SIDMOUTH STREET (North side),
Sidmouth Street School, West Block
Primary school. Built 1911-12 by Joseph H. Hirst, City Architect,
with late C20 alterations. Red brick
with ashlar dressings and gabled and hipped slate roofs topped
with an octagonal wooden bell turret with lead dome and
weather vane. two side wall stacks, one of them coped.
Two storeys; 6x9 windows. Windows are mainly glazing bar sashes,
those to the first floor with moulded lintels and keystones.
East front, to playground, has polychrome quoins, moulded
first-floor sill band and dentillated eaves. Recessed centre
has four 28-pane sashes and below, a round-arched entrance
flanked by two windows, now mainly covered by a late C20
single-storey flat-roofed addition. End pavilions, 3 windows
deep, have large dentillated semicircular pediments containing
a round window with festoons. Each has a 20-pane sash and
below, an ashlar panel with a plain round window.
Left return, to south, has to right a projecting wing, three
storeys, with dentillated semicircular pediment. Two square
glazing-bar windows between floors, and above, two 28-pane
sashes. Below, four 20-pane sashes. To right, end pavilion
with three windows on each floor. To left, a slightly
projecting triple bay with two 12-pane windows to left, and to
right, a square extruded corner with a similar window. Above,
three 28-pane sashes. Below, a round window flanked by pairs
of recessed double doors. The left door lintel is inscribed
To left, a slightly set back range with, to right, a 20-pane
sash with moulded lintel and keystone, and below, a 12-pane
window. Rear, to west, has a central recess with six 28-pane
sashes on each floor. Left wing has a 20-pane sash and below,
a 12-pane window.
INTERIOR has corridors lined with glazed tiles and a central
first floor hall with segmental vault.
Listing NGR: TA0802631255