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Latitude: 53.4797 / 53°28'47"N
Longitude: -2.235 / 2°14'5"W
OS Eastings: 384501
OS Northings: 398137
OS Grid: SJ845981
Mapcode National: GBR DLH.QL
Mapcode Global: WHB9G.MSXR
Entry Name: Grand Hotel
Listing Date: 20 October 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1197797
English Heritage Legacy ID: 387910
Location: Manchester, M1
Electoral Ward/Division: City Centre
Built-Up Area: Manchester
Traditional County: Lancashire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Greater Manchester
Church of England Parish: Manchester St Ann
Church of England Diocese: Manchester
SJ 8498 SW, 698-1/28/14
AYTOUN STREET (East side),
Warehouse, later hotel. 1867, by Mills and Murgatroyd, altered
as hotel 1883 by the same architects; subsequently altered.
Sandstone ashlar (roof concealed). Large almost-square plan.
Eclectic classical style. Basement and five storeys (1+2+1 and
the top floor treated as an attic), 3:5:3 bays to Aytoun
Street, symmetrical, the centre slightly recessed, rusticated
piers to ground floor (with alternate bands of raised
punch-dressed masonry), cornice to ground floor, the first and
second floors of the outer bays treated as pilastered arcades of
round-headed arches with linking carved imposts and keyed
heads, a modillioned cornice over the second floor, pilastered
third floor, panelled frieze and very prominent mutuled cornice
over this, and a shallow attic storey with pilasters to the
outer bays (C20 second attic added above this). Central
round-headed arched entrance in the centre, under a
segmental-arched cornice on elaborate consoles with masks;
segmental-headed cross-window casement windows at ground
floor, pedimented cross-windows at first floor and round-headed
cross-windows at second floor; small coupled round-headed windows
at third floor, and small coupled attic windows. Left return to
Hope Street and right-hand return to Chatham Street, both
3:6:3 bays, in matching style, but with banded chimneys
between the bays.
Listing NGR: SJ8450198137
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