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Trafford Park Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Gorse Hill, Trafford

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.4671 / 53°28'1"N

Longitude: -2.3097 / 2°18'35"W

OS Eastings: 379535

OS Northings: 396749

OS Grid: SJ795967

Mapcode National: GBR D2N.L4

Mapcode Global: WH98H.H3CW

Entry Name: Trafford Park Hotel

Listing Date: 30 June 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1067871

English Heritage Legacy ID: 212965

Location: Trafford, M17

County: Trafford

Metropolitan District Ward: Gorse Hill

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester

Church of England Parish: Firswood and Gorse Hill

Church of England Diocese: Manchester

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Listing Text

STRETFORD ASHBURTON ROAD EAST
SJ 79 NE
(SJ 7996 NW) (south side)
2/7 Trafford Park Hotel
-
- II
Hotel. 1902. Brick with terra-cotta dressings and C20
concrete tile roof. 3 x 8 bays with 3 storeys. Mixed
Renaissance style. Symmetrical elevation with an abundance
of detailed enrichment. Plinth, quoins, sill bands, first
and second floor bands and panelled parapet. Double central
doors with fanlight is flanked by paired Ionic flat
pilasters. Pilasters with enriched panels also flank the
windows on the first and second floors of bay 2 and are
repeated above the parapet on a central clock tower with
scrolls to either side, modillion cornice and swept lead
roof. Bays 1 and 3 have 3-storey canted bay windows set
within recesses and with pilaster surrounds and strapwork
cartouches at the top. Shaped gables with moulded finials.
Similar details are used on the other elevations which are
asymmetrical. The left return has a large stair window, the
right has the name of the hotel within a gable as well as on
a decorative cartouche. Shaped chimney stacks with
barleysugar pots add interest to the skyline. Interior: many
original fittings remain including timber panelling, a grand
staircase, doors, one with a pilaster surround and pulvinated
frieze, plaster cornices and glazed tiles in the porch which
have been painted over.


Listing NGR: SJ7953596749

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