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The Grand Hotel

A Grade II* Listed Building in Scarborough, North Yorkshire

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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

Plus Code: 9C6X7JJ2+6Q

Entry Name: The Grand Hotel

Listing Date: 8 June 1973

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1243163

English Heritage Legacy ID: 446711

Location: Castle, 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

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Listing Text

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
end towers.
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

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

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