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The Grand Hotel, Leicester

Description: The Grand Hotel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 14 March 1975
English Heritage Building ID: 188649

OS Grid Reference: SK5898504275
OS Grid Coordinates: 458985, 304275
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6330, -1.1299

Location: 77 Granby Street, Leicester LE1 1DE

Locality: Leicester
County: Leicester
Country: England
Postcode: LE1 1DE

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Listing Text

(South West Side)
SK 5804 SE 3/241 The Grand Hotel
1896 and 1898, by Cecil Ogden and Simpson and Harvey. Large corner building
in Franco-German Rennaissance style. Four storeys and attics. Red brick
with stone dressings. Curved corner with flanking paired columns to each
floor and surmounted by two-stage stone-domed cupola. Granby Street elevation
has two ornate pedimental gables flanking turrets with smaller gable between,
the turrets have high tent-shaped roofs. Belvoir Street elevation has
very large gable, pedimented at apex, and with flanking octagonal domed
turrets, with very large tripatite round-arch window to first floor banqueting
hall, and pilastered round-arch lights above. All windows are stone mullion
transom, some in two-storey shallow splayed bays with small pediments
over. Moulded cornices at floor levels. The ground floor is taken up
by modern shop fronts except for iron-canopied entrance to Granby Street
and good entrance to Belvoir Street. Steep chateau-type slate roofs with

Listing NGR: SK5898504275

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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