ESPLANADE HOTEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1259741
Date first listed:
08-Jun-1973
Statutory Address:
ESPLANADE HOTEL, BELMONT ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
ESPLANADE HOTEL, BELMONT ROAD

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

County:
North Yorkshire
District:
Scarborough (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TA 04317 88081

Details

BELMONT ROAD 1. 1605 Esplanade Hotel TA 0488 4/205

II GV

2. Circa 1830-40. Originally perhaps a group of houses. Large, 4 storeys stucco faced with frieze and moulded projecting cornice over 2nd floor, moulded parapet coping over 3rd floor. Mansard slate roof. The building is set on a slight curve. The north front, overlooking the Valley, has 18 windows, 3 each end in slight projections, those to west in 4 storey bow; flanking modified Corinthian pilasters above rusticated ground floor. Pilasters dividing 1st floor windows of western bow. Recessed sash windows, square on 3rd floor across front. On 1st floor, between projections, large windows have been inserted leaving alternate original ones in architrave surrounds with cornices over, same 1st floor windows on projections. On ground floor single sashes alternate with 3 window bows. Iron balcony across 1st floor. The east end facing sea has 5 windows, 3 to centre in full height bow with cornice over on lst floor supported by pilasters dividing windows, balcony. The flanking 1st floor windows have cornices on shaped brackets. The ground floor of bow is cut back with 2 supporting Ionic colurnns to front. The south entrance front to Belmont Road is slightly concave, frieze and cornice returned, rusticated ground floor. 16 windows and 2 blind windows. The 2 window bays each end flanked above ground floor by modified Corinthian pilasters. Architrave surrounds to 1st and 2nd floor windows, both with sill courses. Modern entrance. Dominating position above the Valley and as seen from St Nicholas Cliff.

Esplanade Hotel, Nos 1 to 19 (consec), the Villa Esplanade Hotel and Nos 20 to 29 (consec), The Esplanade; and Prince of Wales Hotel, Prince of Wales Terrace, all form a group.

Listing NGR: TA0431788081

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
444314
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: 17 Mar 2001
Reference: IOE01/03234/05
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