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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
Entry Name: The Grand Hotel
Listing Date: 1 May 1975
Last Amended: 9 November 1998
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1386469
English Heritage Legacy ID: 473856
Location: Plymouth, PL1
County: City of Plymouth
Electoral Ward/Division: St Peter and the Waterfront
Built-Up Area: Plymouth
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
SX4753 THE PROMENADE, Hoe
740-1/66/308 The Grand Hotel
(Formerly Listed as:
THE PROMENADE, Plymouth
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
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