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Grand Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in City Centre, Manchester

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197797

English Heritage Legacy ID: 387910

Location: Manchester, M1

County: Manchester

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

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Listing Text


MANCHESTER

SJ8498SW AYTOUN STREET
698-1/28/14 (East side)
20/10/87 Grand Hotel

GV II

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 5 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 1st and
2nd 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 2nd floor, pilastered
3rd floor, panelled frieze and very prominent mutuled cornice
over this, and a shallow attic storey with pilasters to the
outer bays (C20 2nd 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 1st floor and round-headed
cross-windows at 2nd floor; small coupled round-headed windows
at 3rd 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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