THE UNION HOTEL

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1143962

Date first listed: 29-Jul-1950

Statutory Address: THE UNION HOTEL, CHAPEL STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: THE UNION HOTEL, CHAPEL STREET

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

District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Penzance

National Grid Reference: SW 47334 30204

Summary

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. 1498 PENZANCE CHAPEL STREET (North East Side) The Union Hotel SW 4730 5/33 29.7.50.

II* GV

2. Early C19. Stucco. Ground floor plain, above flat Ionic pilasters, fluted. Eaves parapet, cornice, scrolled and decorated blocking course slightly pedimented. 3 storeys. 6 windows, 2 blocked, sill aprons to 2nd floor, sashes with glazing bars, ground floor in slight recesses. To right wide recessed doorway which was originally carriageway. Interior - Fine Assembly Room of 1791 the scene of first public announcement of victory at Trafalgar, large room of about 23 ft +. ; high, vaulted ceiling and dentilled cornice. Balustraded gallery with elliptical arch, fireplace with Tuscan columns, large semi-circular headed windows. Regency staircase. Art Nouveau bar at rear.

All listed buildings on the North East Side of Chapel Street form a group.

Listing NGR: SW4733430204

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 69474

Legacy System: LBS

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