TA0226 : Edwardian House on Davenport Avenue, Hessle

taken 10 years ago, near to Hessle, East Riding of Yorkshire, Great Britain

Edwardian House on Davenport Avenue, Hessle
Edwardian House on Davenport Avenue, Hessle
Pevsner says "Laid out c.1894; largely complete by 1905. It is a period piece, an enclave of middle-class villas and semi-detached houses exhibiting all the hallmarks of minor late Victorian and Edwardian suburban architecture. There are elements of Queen Anne, Jacobean and vernacular revival with half-timbered and tile-hung gables, renderings, pargetting, decorative friezes and bargeboards. Terracotta finials abound, including a pair of dragons. The influence of Voysey is less evident here than one would hope in the town where he was born. The best houses are towards the W end of Davenport Avenue. The three-storey semi-detached house with half-timbering, tile-hanging and excellent brickwork on the N side are largely by Brodrick, Lowther Walker.."
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 18 February, 2009   (more nearby)
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Wednesday, 18 February, 2009
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House   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 025 260 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:43.2313N 0:26.8526W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 025 260
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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