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The Grand Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Plymouth, Plymouth

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Latitude: 50.3656 / 50°21'56"N

Longitude: -4.1461 / 4°8'45"W

OS Eastings: 247465

OS Northings: 53949

OS Grid: SX474539

Mapcode National: GBR R9Q.HP

Mapcode Global: FRA 2862.GL2

Plus Code: 9C2Q9V83+7H

Entry Name: The Grand Hotel

Listing Date: 1 May 1975

Last Amended: 9 November 1998

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386469

English Heritage Legacy ID: 473856

Location: Plymouth, PL1

County: Plymouth

Electoral Ward/Division: St Peter and the Waterfront

Built-Up Area: Plymouth

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

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Listing Text


740-1/66/308 The Grand Hotel
(Formerly Listed as:
The Berni Grand Hotel)


Large hotel. c1870. Stucco with stucco detail; dry slate
mansard roof over a moulded eaves cornice surmounted by a low
cast-iron balustrade; pilastered, round-arched attic window
with moulded coped gable to each bay; stuccoed end and axial
stacks with moulded entablature and cast-iron cresting to
ridge. Italianate influence.
PLAN: large U-shaped plan with pair of wings at right angles
to rear, originally adjoining building of which there are
slight remains to the left.
EXTERIOR: 4 storeys plus attics; regular 4-window-range (upper
floors) front. Ground and 1st floors each have an arcade of 15
keyed round arches on polished granite columns, the columns
set on plinths between turned balustrades, over moulded
cornice to 1st floor and another similar balustrade over
cornice above the 1st floor. Moulded hoods on consoles to
upper floors. Late C19 or C20 horned sashes except for
transomed 2nd-floor windows.
Rear wings lower, the right-hand wing with channelled
rustication to ground floor, moulded sill strings to 1st and
2nd floors and moulded hoods on consoles. Entrance to
right-hand return with elaborate iron hood.
INTERIOR: not inspected but likely to reflect the high quality
of the exterior.
Imposing design in a prominent position relating to other fine
buildings on the Hoe.
(The Buildings of England: Pevsner N: Devon: London: 1989-:

Listing NGR: SX4746553949

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

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