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The Grand Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Leicester, City of Leicester

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Latitude: 52.633 / 52°37'58"N

Longitude: -1.1299 / 1°7'47"W

OS Eastings: 458985

OS Northings: 304276

OS Grid: SK589042

Mapcode National: GBR FHL.J0

Mapcode Global: WHDJJ.M25S

Entry Name: The Grand Hotel

Listing Date: 14 March 1975

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1074048

English Heritage Legacy ID: 188649

Location: Leicester, LE1

County: City of Leicester

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle

Built-Up Area: Leicester

Traditional County: Leicestershire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Leicestershire

Church of England Parish: Leicester Holy Trinity with St John the Divine

Church of England Diocese: Leicester

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Listing Text

(South West Side)
SK 5804 SE 3/241 The Grand Hotel
1896 and 1898, by Cecil Ogden and Simpson and Harvey. Large corner building
in Franco-German Rennaissance style. Four storeys and attics. Red brick
with stone dressings. Curved corner with flanking paired columns to each
floor and surmounted by two-stage stone-domed cupola. Granby Street elevation
has two ornate pedimental gables flanking turrets with smaller gable between,
the turrets have high tent-shaped roofs. Belvoir Street elevation has
very large gable, pedimented at apex, and with flanking octagonal domed
turrets, with very large tripatite round-arch window to first floor banqueting
hall, and pilastered round-arch lights above. All windows are stone mullion
transom, some in two-storey shallow splayed bays with small pediments
over. Moulded cornices at floor levels. The ground floor is taken up
by modern shop fronts except for iron-canopied entrance to Granby Street
and good entrance to Belvoir Street. Steep chateau-type slate roofs with

Listing NGR: SK5898504275

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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