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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.


List entry Number: 1243163



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

County: North Yorkshire

District: Scarborough

District Type: District Authority


National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 08-Jun-1973

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 446711

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1. ST NICHOLAS CLIFF 1605 The Grand Hotel TA 0588 4/6A


2. 1863-67. Architect Cuthbert Brodrick. Immense structure in red brick with tawny terracotta dressings, 4 storeys, basement, and storey at eaves cornice level, and 2 storey attic. 3-6+3-6 3 windows, the ends slightly projecting. Rusticated basement. Round headed windows to ground and 1st floors, the latter with continuous iron railed balcony on large console brackets. Ornamental cornice across over 1st, 2nd and 3rd floor windows, the latter windows with segmental heads. The top floor windows are between huge projecting upright console brackets supporting the eaves. The ends of the roof have tall slim 2 storey domes rising from a brick and terracotta attic storey. Dormer windows rising from front wall with terracotta pediments and ball finials. Round headed dormer windows above this. Slates. The centre of the elevation has a 3 bay arched porch with paired composite columns in antis. Tripartite windows on each floor above this and an elaborate pedimented gable with window above the eaves. Narrow end of building towards the sea has large bowed end with quasi-domed and dormered roof between the domed end towers. Sea front 3-13-3 windows. Same design as front but no central feature. Fully exposed 3 storey basement, (later?) full length of building with elaborate architectural treatment rising to a cornice. Above this a modern storey in glass. Interior has fine staircase. See "Architecture of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries" by H R Hitchcock (1958).

Listing NGR: TA0439888403

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Hitchcock, H R, Architecture of the Nineteenth and Twentieth Centuries, (1958)

National Grid Reference: TA 04398 88403


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