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Description: Hotel De Paris Including Range at Rear Facing High Street
Date Listed: 21 January 1977
English Heritage Building ID: 222529
OS Grid Reference: TG2192442300
OS Grid Coordinates: 621924, 342300
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9322, 1.3007
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Hotel de Paris
including Range at rear
facing High Street
TG 2142 1/66
1895-6 by G J Skipper. Red brick and terra cotta. Steep slated roof. 3 storeys
and attic. Attic to centre of each wing being 2 storey. Rear elevation is 3
storey with 7 widely spaced windows, sashes some with glazing bars one blind on
1st and 2nd floors. Front with central octagonal 5-storey tower with round-headed
windows, pilasters and entablatures at floor levels, 1st floor balcony and ground
floor porch with stone columns, rising to copper-clad ogee-shaped dome with lantern.
Flanking wings, of 4 bays, at approximately 160 (o) angle. The end corner bays have
octagonal turrets with domed tent-shaped roofs, the centre of each wing has splayed
bay rising to attic pavilion with broken segmental pediment and pyramid roof.
To each side of attic pavilion are wooden Dutch gabled dormers. Cast iron balcony
accross front at 1st floor. Windows in moulded terra cotta architraves with key
blocks. Ground floor windows with 4-centred arch lights. Terra cotta modillion
eaves cornice. At rear facing High Street early C19 range, north part painted
brick, south part stuccoed, black-glazed pantile roof with hipped end and overhanging
eaves with small paired brackets. 3 storeys, 5 widely spaced windows, sashes some
with glazing bars, ground floor south end 4 large round-headed windows and carriageway
between, north end late Victorian public house bar windows with cornice over, slightly
recessed rounded corner on north end with good 1st floor gothic splayed bay of
sashes with glazing bars, with 4-centred arch arcading in frieze and moulded gothic
panelling below windows.
All listed buildings in High Street form a group together with all listed buildings
in Jetty Street, Jetty Cliff and West Cliff.
Listing NGR: TG2193042298
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Source: English Heritage
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