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Grand Hotel, Tynemouth

Description: Grand Hotel

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 303324

OS Grid Reference: NZ3695069874
OS Grid Coordinates: 436950, 569874
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0220, -1.4236

Location: Back Percy Gardens, North Tyneside NE30 4ER

Locality: Tynemouth
County: North Tyneside
Country: England
Postcode: NE30 4ER

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Listing Text

NZ 39 NE
Grand Hotel
Hotel. 1872 by Thomas Moore of Sunderland. Sandstone ashlar with Welsh slate
roof. French and Italian design elements. 3 storeys, attic and basement; 5 bays.
Central door has carved spandrels, polished granite nook shafts and a heavy carved
bracketed cornice on banded pilasters. Outer wider bays have tripartite windows,
those on lower floors in square bay projections with entablatures above ground and
first floors, the former continued across the front and right return. All windows
sashes with margin lights, segmental-headed on second floor with big bracketed sills,
round-headed below in architraves with long keystones. Mansard roof, with 5
round-headed dormers, rests on projecting bracketed eaves cornice. Modern raised
central attic. Simpler, similar 3-bay right return. Included partly for townscape
value in its prominent position on the sea front.

Listing NGR: NZ3695069874

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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