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Latitude: 54.2806 / 54°16'50"N
Longitude: -0.398 / 0°23'52"W
OS Eastings: 504398
OS Northings: 488403
OS Grid: TA043884
Mapcode National: GBR TLNY.M8
Mapcode Global: WHGC0.VNNS
Entry Name: The Grand Hotel
Listing Date: 8 June 1973
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1243163
English Heritage Legacy ID: 446711
Location: Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11
County: North Yorkshire
Electoral Ward/Division: Castle
Built-Up Area: Scarborough
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): North Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Scarborough St Mary
Church of England Diocese: York
1. ST NICHOLAS CLIFF
The Grand Hotel
TA 0588 4/6A
1863-67. Architect Cuthbert Brodrick. Immense structure in red brick with tawny
terracotta dressings, 4 storeys, basement, and storey at eaves cornice level,
and 2 storey attic. 3-6+3-6 3 windows, the ends slightly projecting. Rusticated
basement. Round headed windows to ground and 1st floors, the latter with continuous
iron railed balcony on large console brackets. Ornamental cornice across over
1st, 2nd and 3rd floor windows, the latter windows with segmental heads. The
top floor windows are between huge projecting upright console brackets supporting
the eaves. The ends of the roof have tall slim 2 storey domes rising from a
brick and terracotta attic storey. Dormer windows rising from front wall with
terracotta pediments and ball finials. Round headed dormer windows above this.
Slates. The centre of the elevation has a 3 bay arched porch with paired composite
columns in antis. Tripartite windows on each floor above this and an elaborate
pedimented gable with window above the eaves. Narrow end of building towards
the sea has large bowed end with quasi-domed and dormered roof between the domed
Sea front 3-13-3 windows. Same design as front but no central feature. Fully
exposed 3 storey basement, (later?) full length of building with elaborate architectural
treatment rising to a cornice. Above this a modern storey in glass. Interior
has fine staircase. See "Architecture of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries"
by H R Hitchcock (1958).
Listing NGR: TA0439888403
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