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Former Queen's Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Alderley Edge, Cheshire East

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3042 / 53°18'15"N

Longitude: -2.237 / 2°14'13"W

OS Eastings: 384302

OS Northings: 378610

OS Grid: SJ843786

Mapcode National: GBR DZT7.H7

Mapcode Global: WHBBF.L6ZR

Plus Code: 9C5V8Q37+M5

Entry Name: Former Queen's Hotel

Listing Date: 6 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1366192

English Heritage Legacy ID: 58238

Location: Alderley Edge, Cheshire East, SK9

County: Cheshire East

Civil Parish: Alderley Edge

Built-Up Area: Wilmslow

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cheshire

Church of England Parish: Alderley Edge St Philip and St James

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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Description

This List entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 02/01/2019

SJ 87 NW
4/72

ALDERLEY EDGE CP
WILMSLOW ROAD (east side)
Queens Court
Former Queen's Hotel

(Formerly listed as Queens Hotel, WILMSLOW ROAD)

II
Former hotel, 1844 for the London and North-Western Railway Co. and extended later in C19. Flemish bond red brick with yellow and blue brick dressings and buff sandstone surrounds. Welsh slate roof.

Three-storey symmetrical three bay front. End bays have three-light mullioned and transomed windows and a two-light mullioned window in the top storey. The end bays have shaped stone-coped gables with pointed finials. Central projecting porch with a semicircular headed openings on three sides, to the front it is flanked by strip pilasters and the hotel name in the frieze; above is a two-light window and a single light with a stone-coped semicircular head on the eaves. The south front has 17 bays of which the eight to the right are additions. To the left are stone-coped gable half dormers and on the first floor, semicircular headed windows with heavy glazing bars with flat and segmental pediments opening onto balconies with iron balustrades.

The railway built the hotel for £6,000 as part of their scheme to encourage wealthy commuters to come to live on the Edge and it remains an early and unaltered railway hotel.

Listing NGR: SJ8430278610

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