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The Union Hotel

A Grade II* Listed Building in Penzance, Cornwall

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.118 / 50°7'4"N

Longitude: -5.5358 / 5°32'9"W

OS Eastings: 147334

OS Northings: 30204

OS Grid: SW473302

Mapcode National: GBR DXQC.M28

Mapcode Global: VH12Z.098C

Entry Name: The Union Hotel

Listing Date: 29 July 1950

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1143962

English Heritage Legacy ID: 69474

Location: Penzance, Cornwall, TR18

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Penzance

Built-Up Area: Penzance

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Penzance St Mary the Virgin with St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text

1.
1498 PENZANCE
CHAPEL STREET
(North East Side)

The Union Hotel
SW 4730 5/33 29.7.50.

II* GV

2.
Early C19. Stucco. Ground floor plain, above flat Ionic pilasters, fluted.
Eaves parapet, cornice, scrolled and decorated blocking course slightly pedimented.
3 storeys. 6 windows, 2 blocked, sill aprons to 2nd floor, sashes with glazing
bars, ground floor in slight recesses. To right wide recessed doorway which
was originally carriageway. Interior - Fine Assembly Room of 1791 the scene
of first public announcement of victory at Trafalgar, large room of about 23 ft +. ;
high, vaulted ceiling and dentilled cornice. Balustraded gallery with elliptical
arch, fireplace with Tuscan columns, large semi-circular headed windows. Regency
staircase. Art Nouveau bar at rear.

All listed buildings on the North East Side of Chapel Street form a group.


Listing NGR: SW4733430204

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

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