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Imperial Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Stanley, County Durham

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.8693 / 54°52'9"N

Longitude: -1.7 / 1°42'0"W

OS Eastings: 419348

OS Northings: 552769

OS Grid: NZ193527

Mapcode National: GBR JDK4.R8

Mapcode Global: WHC42.VVMZ

Entry Name: Imperial Hotel

Listing Date: 21 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1240819

English Heritage Legacy ID: 439371

Location: Stanley, County Durham, DH9

County: County Durham

Civil Parish: Stanley

Built-Up Area: Stanley

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Stanley and South Moor

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

NZ 15 SE STANLEY FRONT STREET
(North side)
Stanley
7/165 Imperial Hotel
II
Hotel, now offices. Circa 1905. Brick with polychrome terracotta and glazed
tile dressings; ground floor painted; graduated Lakeland slate roof with
terracotta gable copings and wood corner turret. Baroque style. 2 storeys,
5 bays, with canted left corner bay and one-bay left return. Flushed doors
and overlights, in central and fifth bays, under pediments; circa 1980 hood
added over main door. Ground-floor bays defined by pilasters, paired between
3-light mullioned-and-transomed windows, supporting entablature; 2-storey
canted fourth bay. First floor has Art Nouveau IMPERIAL HOTEL in central panel;
moulded aproned surrounds and alternate-block jambs to paired sashes in other
bays. Top cornice. Mansard roof has 4 gabled dormers containing paired sashes
with upper glazing bars; wide, moulded kneelers; 3 tall ridge chimneys on
plinths. Corner bay has 6-panel double door and overlight under half-octagonal
terra-cotta oriel with panelled entablature below slate coping; panelled
octagonal clock turret, dome lost.


Listing NGR: NZ1934852769

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

Description

NZ 15 SE STANLEY FRONT STREET
(North side)
Stanley
7/165 Imperial Hotel
II
Hotel, now offices. Circa 1905. Brick with polychrome terracotta and glazed
tile dressings; ground floor painted; graduated Lakeland slate roof with
terracotta gable copings and wood corner turret. Baroque style. 2 storeys,
5 bays, with canted left corner bay and one-bay left return. Flushed doors
and overlights, in central and fifth bays, under pediments; circa 1980 hood
added over main door. Ground-floor bays defined by pilasters, paired between
3-light mullioned-and-transomed windows, supporting entablature; 2-storey
canted fourth bay. First floor has Art Nouveau IMPERIAL HOTEL in central panel;
moulded aproned surrounds and alternate-block jambs to paired sashes in other
bays. Top cornice. Mansard roof has 4 gabled dormers containing paired sashes
with upper glazing bars; wide, moulded kneelers; 3 tall ridge chimneys on
plinths. Corner bay has 6-panel double door and overlight under half-octagonal
terra-cotta oriel with panelled entablature below slate coping; panelled
octagonal clock turret, dome lost.


Listing NGR: NZ1934852769

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