FORMER GARDEN VILLAGE CLUB HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1293002
Date first listed:
12-Nov-1973
Date of most recent amendment:
03-Sep-2010
Statutory Address:
FORMER GARDEN VILLAGE CLUB HOUSE, ELM AVENUE

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORMER GARDEN VILLAGE CLUB HOUSE, ELM AVENUE

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 11226 30698

Details

KINGSTON UPON HULL

680-1/5/416 ELM AVENUE 12-NOV-73 GARDEN VILLAGE (Southwest side) FORMER GARDEN VILLAGE CLUB HOUSE (Formerly listed as: ELM AVENUE GARDEN VILLAGE HUMBERSIDE POLICE BOYS CLUB) (Formerly listed as: ELM AVENUE GARDEN VILLAGE HULL CITY POLICE BOYS CLUB)

II Club house. 1909, with late C20 alterations. By Runton & Barry for Albert Leopold Reckitt. Stucco with red brick and ashlar dressings and plain tile roof with 2 coped ridge stacks and a central square domed cupola. Georgian Classical Revival style. Painted plinth, deep modillion eaves. Single storey; 11-window range. T-plan. Windows are late C20 plastic double-glazed lights. Projecting central gable has central semicircular ashlar portico with steps, cornice and 2 Roman Ionic columns, covering a 6-panel double door. Above the door, a memorial tablet to George Reckitt. On either side, a window with moulded surround. Above the portico, a moulded eared panel inscribed "Club House". Each return has a small oval window with 4 keystones. Beyond, on either side, 4 windows with flat arches and keystones. Left gable has a semicircular bay window, 5 lights, with leaded half-dome. Above it, a cartouche with festoons. Right gable has a graduated triple window. Rear has a single-storey mid C20 addition. This building was one of a number of public buildings erected by the Garden Village (Hull) Ltd as part of a development designed by Runton & Barry and commissioned by the Reckitt family. Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Yorkshire: York & the East Riding: Harmondsworth: 1972-: 282).

REASONS FOR DESIGNATION The Former Garden Village Club House, built in 1909 by architects Runton and Barry as part of the Hull Garden Village development, is designated at Grade II for the following principal reasons:

* Architectural Interest: Built in a Georgian Classical Revival style by architects Runton and Barry, it retains good features such as the square domed cupola to the roof and central semicircular ashlar portico to the entrance with steps, cornice and Roman Ionic columns. * Historical Association: For its association with the Reckitt family, who were renowned Quaker philanthropists and industrialists. The club house was established by Albert Leopold Reckitt in memory of his father George Reckitt. * Social Interest: This was one of a number of public buildings erected as part of the Hull Garden Village, an early C20 social housing development, commissioned by Sir James Reckitt for his workforce. * Group Value: It has group value with the Grade II listed houses which form The Oval and were designed as part of the garden village development.

TA1122630698

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
387549
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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Date: 04 Dec 2006
Reference: IOE01/16147/33
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