IMPERIAL HOTEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1072011
Date first listed:
20-Oct-1983
Statutory Address:
IMPERIAL HOTEL, PROMENADE

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Location

Statutory Address:
IMPERIAL HOTEL, PROMENADE

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

District:
Blackpool (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SD 30684 37296

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

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
183670
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 21 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/01659/10
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr G M Smith. Source Historic England Archive
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