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IMPERIAL HOTEL

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: IMPERIAL HOTEL

List entry Number: 1072011

Location

IMPERIAL HOTEL, PROMENADE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Blackpool

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Oct-1983

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 183670

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

SD 33 NW BLACKPOOL PROMENADE

2/11 Imperial Hotel II

Hotel, 1866-7, by Clegg and Knowles of Manchester, wing added 1875 by Mangnall and Littlewood; 1904 extension on north side by J D Broadbent. Red brick with stone dressings and hipped slate roofs. U-shaped plan, with wings receding. Front block and south wing in restrained French Renaissance style, 1904 extension free Baroque. Four storeys and attic, originally symmetrical, with centre rising to square tower at attic level; centre bay and wings slightly stepped forward, canted 4-storey bays in wings. Eaves cornice with brackets. Entrance porch (probably 1904) with Corinthian order; 3 windows to each floor above, vertically integrated in continuous stone architrave broken by eaves cornice, window heads slightly arched on 1st and 2nd floors, round-headed on 3rd and attic floors. Other windows have stone archivolts and keystones; those of ground and 2nd floors are round-headed, the remainder segmental stilted, but with slightly differing treatment to canted bays, Some sashes. North extension (1904) with stone-coloured terracotta dressings; 3 storeys, attic in mansard roof, and large single-storey pavilion projecting forwards. Features of this wing include a porch with two orders, and a turret entirely clad in terracotta which terminates in a small lead dome. Interior has entrance hall (altered) with Corinthian pilasters and columns; saloon decorated in Louis XV style; and large dining room with colonnades and coved ceiling.

Listing NGR: SD3068437296

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National Grid Reference: SD 30684 37296

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