Thwaite Hall, Cottingham
|Former names||Thwaite House|
|Type||Hall of residence|
|Location||Cottingham, East Riding of Yorkshire, England|
|Completed||1803-1807 (as private residence)|
|Renovated||First renovation 1875, expansion 1930s-40s|
|Owner||University of Hull|
Thwaite Hall was a traditional hall of residence of the University of Hull, located in Cottingham, East Riding of Yorkshire, England.
The University of Hull is a public research university in Kingston upon Hull, a city in the East Riding of Yorkshire, England. It was founded in 1927 as University College Hull. The main university campus is located in Hull and is home to the Hull York Medical School, a joint initiative with the University of York. Students are served by Hull University Union.
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Thwaite House was built in Cottingham, East Riding of Yorkshire between 1803 and 1807, it was acquired in 1872 by David Wilson and sold to his brother Charles Wilson, 1st Baron Nunburnholme in 1875, who substantially enlarged it and converted it into a mansion. After further changes of ownership in 1928, along with Needler Hall, it was acquired by the newly created university college, and expanded in the 1930s and 40s into a halls of residence.
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In 2009, it consisted of 187 rooms and included a junior common room, a TV room, games room, library and senior common room. Thwaite Hall had 24 acres (97,000 m2) of grounds including parkland, meadows, a lake, and sport facilities.
It was announced in summer 2017 that the hall would not be taking in new students in September 2017 due to a lack of demand, leaving the future of the halls uncertain. In June 2018, the university placed the hall on the open market as a redevelopment opportunity.
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