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Description: The Royal Hotel
Date Listed: 26 May 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 135315
OS Grid Reference: SZ7124798946
OS Grid Coordinates: 471247, 98946
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7857, -0.9907
SZ 79 NW HAVANT THE BEACH
The Royal Hotel
Former hotel, continued in use by a London Borough, for its local people.
Circa 1825. Painted brick, stucco features, and a slate roof. Symmetrical
front (south) of 3 storeys, 184.108.40.206.2 windows, each unit marked by plain
pilasters and the projecting centrepiece (with an early C20 westward
extension of 5 attic above 4 windows). Brick walling in Flemish bond,
rubbed flat arches, arched openings to (the original) ground floor; stucco
cornice, with a blocking course (or parapet) raised above the centrepiece
as a low pediment, 2nd floor band. Sashes in reveals (mostly Victorian).
The feature of the building is a 1st floor cast-iron balcony across the
3 middle units, mocked at the ground floor by a continuous modern glazed
porch across the whole of the old front, The central doorway has a
fanlight above double ½-glazed doors.
Listing NGR: SP7494405778
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Source: English Heritage
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