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Grand Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Victoria, Hartlepool

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.6857 / 54°41'8"N

Longitude: -1.2132 / 1°12'47"W

OS Eastings: 450823

OS Northings: 532576

OS Grid: NZ508325

Mapcode National: GBR MGZ8.43

Mapcode Global: WHD6F.BHJ7

Entry Name: Grand Hotel

Listing Date: 1 June 1983

Last Amended: 17 December 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1250608

English Heritage Legacy ID: 432930

Location: Hartlepool, TS24

County: Hartlepool

Electoral Ward/Division: Victoria

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Hartlepool

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Church of England Parish: Hartlepool St Paul

Church of England Diocese: Durham

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Listing Text

HARTLEPOOL SWAINSON STREET
NZ 5032
(west side)
10/117 Grand Hotel (formerly
listed in Victoria
1.6.83 Road)

- II

Hotel. 1899 dated on plaque above Victoria Road entrance; by J. Garry. Red
engineering brick with rich, moulded terracotta dressings. Welsh slate roof
with wrought-iron crestings. Main entrance front 3 storeys, attic and
basement, 7 wide bays, most holding 2 windows. Central prostyle quasi-
Tuscan porch, with egg-and-dart mouldings, to round-arched doorway with
radial fanlight, deep terracotta voussoirs alternating with gauged brick and
mask key. Projecting window, with quadrant sides, above and paired windows
over, below terracotta and iron oriel balcony to paired windows in central
tower. Tower has tall near-pyramidal roof with octagonal glazed chamber and
flagstaff on top. Flanking bays are recessed and arcaded on first floor.
Bays 2 and 6 have 2-storey square projections. Some glazing modernised; all
windows in rich terracotta surrounds with mouldings and sculpture. First-
floor entablature with swag frieze. Second-floor cill string. Top
entablature with dentil cornice. Mansard roof with 12 square-headed
dormers, oculus above in end pavilions. Curved area wall with terracotta
balustrade. 7-bay return to Victoria Road in similar but plainer style,
also symmetrical with central entrance. Interior shows ornamental
plasterwork dated 1900, by F.W. Doyle Jones, over passage arches; and art
nouveau motifs on dado of staircase with large landing window of painted
glass.


Listing NGR: NZ5082332576

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

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