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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.

Name: MOLINEUX HOTEL

List entry Number: 1282475

Location

MOLINEUX HOTEL, MOLINEUX STREET

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

County District District Type Parish
City of WolverhamptonMetropolitan AuthorityNon Civil Parish

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 16-Jul-1949

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 378488

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Details

WOLVERHAMPTON

SO9198NW MOLINEUX STREET 895-1/11/270 (West side) 16/07/49 Molineux Hotel

GV II*

House, hotel from 1860s, derelict at time of resurvey (1990). c1720 with mid C18 additions and C19 addition; in course of restoration, 1990. For Benjamin Molineux, ironmaster. Brick with ashlar dressings; tile roof, mostly removed, with brick stacks. 3 storeys; 5-window range; 2-window range to right; 2-storey 3-window range to left. Central range has platt bands over ground and 1st floors; top cornice, most removed; quoins. Windows have rusticated wedge lintels with keystones; most windows boarded, some remaining 12-pane sashes. Central entrance has plain surround and scrolled brackets to missing hood. Roof has end stacks and early c1875 clock turret. Range to right has similar windows to 1st and 2nd floors; inserted entrance. Range to left has quoins and cornice; similar windows. C19 two-storey 3-window range to left return has similar details; brick cornice and coped gable. 4-window range to right return has right half breaking forward; platt band over ground floor and top modillioned cornice with stone-coped parapet; windows have rubbed brick flat arches with keystones; Venetian window to ground floor. Details of right return continued to 6-window rear range; recessed entrance bay; Venetian window to ground floor to left of round-headed entrance with keystone, panelled pilasters, frieze and consoled pediment; 3-bay range projects to right; rubbed brick flat arches to windows, one to ground floor round-headed. INTERIOR has good contemporary open-string stair with 3 thin twisted balusters to each tread, most missing; ground-floor room to right has Rococo style plaster wall panelling and ceiling, Adam-style fireplace; Oak Room has fine contemporary wooden panelling with Corinthian pilasters; another room has wooden panelling. The grounds were opened to the public in 1860, and was Wolverhampton's first public park.

Listing NGR: SO9126098986

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National Grid Reference: SO9126098986

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