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Description: The Mount Hotel and Adjoining Screen Wall
Date Listed: 1 May 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 260596
OS Grid Reference: SJ5386941876
OS Grid Coordinates: 353869, 341876
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9722, -2.6884
WHITCHURCH URBAN C.P. CHESTER ROAD (south side)
SJ 54 SW
1/42 The Mount Hotel and
1.5.51 adjoining screen wall.
(Formerly listed as
The Mount, and
House, now hotel. Early C19, with late C19 additions at rear. Red brick
with some sandstone ashlar dressings. 2-span slate roof. 2 storeys and
gable-lit attic. Pair of segmental bows, each with plinth, raised eaves
band, and dentil bricks to moulded wooden cornice with stone blocking course
above. Raised parapet to centre bay with stone frieze and triangular
pediment. Parapeted gable ends with stone copings and shaped stone kneelers.
Integral brick end stacks. 1:1:1 bays; boxed glazing bar sashes with painted
stone cills and lintels. Central first-floor sash replaced by C20 casement.
Central C20 half-glazed door with side-lights, segmental radial fanlight with
fluted-fan spandrels and centre, and plain architrave, frieze and cornice.
Flat-roofed porch with moulded cornice, and cast-iron supports with an inter-
secting circular motif and quatrefoils at corners. Door approached by
flight of 6 stone steps, the lower 3 with curved corners. Gable ends with
early C19 fluted semi-circular rainwater heads. Two-storey service block
set back to right with lean-to and hipped roofs, dentil brick eaves cornice,
brick lateral stack to right, and 2 first-floor glazing bar sashes. Ground
floor obscured by adjoining brick screen wall with grey sandstone ashlar
impost band and moulded coping; door to left with 6 flush panels and recessed
semi-circular tympanum. Interior not fully inspected. Entrance corridor
with raised and fielded dado panelling and depressed archway at rear with
Listing NGR: SJ5386941876
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Source: English Heritage
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