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Northern Hotel, 1 Great Northern Road, Aberdeen

A Category A Listed Building in Aberdeen, Aberdeen

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Latitude: 57.1623 / 57°9'44"N

Longitude: -2.1167 / 2°6'59"W

OS Eastings: 393042

OS Northings: 807944

OS Grid: NJ930079

Mapcode National: GBR S8T.RJ

Mapcode Global: WH9QQ.G79N

Plus Code: 9C9V5V6M+W8

Entry Name: Northern Hotel, 1 Great Northern Road, Aberdeen

Listing Name: 1 Great Northern Road, the Northern Hotel

Listing Date: 23 April 1987

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 355110

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB20331

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Aberdeen

County: Aberdeen

Town: Aberdeen

Electoral Ward: Hilton/Woodside/Stockethill

Traditional County: Aberdeenshire

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A G R Mackenzie of A Marshall Mackenzie & Son, 1938.
Purpose-built 47 bedroom hotel on corner site with art deco
detail, 4-storey reinforced concrete with squared granite
facing with fine-tooled plinth, exposed concrete cills,
lintels and balconies. V-plan with bold curved angle.
Cantilevered canopied main entrance to Great Northern Road,
various subsidiary entrances. Continuous balcony on 1st
floor, to curved angle only at 2nd. All windows to each
elevation with continuous cills and lintels, granite dividing
piers, metal framed with horizontal glazing pattern. Parapet.
Interior: Much alteration at ground floor, some original
details in small diningroom. 1st floor anti-room to ballroom
with art deco canopy. Ballroom: super-cinema style; flowing
curvilinear shape, bold curved cornices concealing lighting
ceiling on various planes; bands dais recess.

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Up-graded to category A 31 January 1990.

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