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Description: Murray House
Date Listed: 11 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 143406
OS Grid Reference: SU4266007714
OS Grid Coordinates: 442660, 107714
Latitude/Longitude: 50.8674, -1.3951
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DIBDEN SHORE ROAD, HYTHE
SU 40 NW
9/21 Murray House (formerly
The Murrays Hotel)
Hotel now offices. 1901 on gable. Brick with stone dressings, 1st floor
partly pebbledashed, plain tile roof. Of Art Nouveau style, a complex
essay in asymmetrical balance, 2 storey, front of 3 parts, wings to rear.
Front has to one end projecting asymmetrical gable. On ground floor
blocked almost Baroque stone door. Beside 4-transomed-light mullioned
window. 1st floor string. 1st floor pebbledashed. 4-light leaded
casement with lead tray and brick round window below longer face of roof.
In gable pargetting with inscription 'Murray's Hotel' in Renaissance panel
and '1901' over. That end of building has 1/2-hexagonal wall with external
end stack. To centre similar blocked door with 2-light mullioned window
either side. 4-light leaded casement to one side and 2-light window in
gabled dormer against long faced roof of projecting gable. Other end bay
has full-height canted bay of brick. Stone mullioned windows on both
floors, 3-light to front, 1 to each side. Above stone cornice to plain
parapet standing above eaves level. Stack to end of buildings. Main roof
overhangs at either end. Inside many features have survived.
Listing NGR: SU4258207780
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Source: English Heritage
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