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25 June 2010

1864 – Clarence Hotel, Dover, Kent

Building commenced in 1864 at a cost of £750,000. It was renamed the “Imperial Hotel” in 1867 when the lease changed hands. It reached five storeys high and boasted 240 rooms. Never a...

25 June 2010

1863 – Proposed Hotel, Keswick, Cumbria

Architect: John Ross Published in The Builder, December 26 1863

24 June 2010

1863 – The Langham Hotel, Portland Place, London

Architect: John Giles “The building stands at the Regent Street end of Portland Place. In addition to the accommodation shown on the ground floor, it contains 300 bed-rooms, upwards of thirty-six sitting and...

24 June 2010

1863 – Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Plymouth, Devon

Architect: C.F. Hayward “The building of which we give illustrations (to be called ” The Duke of Cornwall Hotel”) is about to be erected at Plymouth, for the Plymouth Hotel Company, on a...

15 June 2010

1900 – Esplanade Hotel, Bray, Co. Wicklow

Architect: James J. Farrall Remodelled in 1900 ‘on modern lines as a station hotel’. Originally may have been designed by George Wilkinson. The building is constructed in red brick with the ground floor...

11 June 2010

1896 – Dolphin House, Essex Street, Dublin

Architect: J.J. O’Callaghan Originally the Dolphin Hotel, a famous Dublin hostelry, this has now been converted to office space for the courts service. A fine Victorian exterior with much decoration including a very...

09 June 2010

1939 – Clarence Hotel, Wellington Quay, Dublin

Architect: Bradbury & Evans Fine 1930s hotel which was modernised and extended upwards in the 1990s. In 2007 a Norman Foster designed scheme was proposed that would have meant the demolition of all...

29 May 2010

1887 – Grangetown Hotel, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire

Architect: J. Mitchell Bottomley Published in The Building News, October 14th 1887.

04 May 2010

1884 – Former London and North Western Hotel, North Wall Quay, Dublin

In 1861 the London and North Western Railway Company which had been operating a steam packet service across the Irish Sea, moved its Irish terminus from Kingstown (Dún Laoghaire) to North Wall Quay....