SE3155 : The Empress Hotel

taken 10 years ago, near to Harrogate, North Yorkshire, Great Britain

The Empress Hotel
The Empress Hotel
These days the Empress, which stands on the 'island' of buildings that form Church Square, is a town pub and eating place, but in the past it was one of the hotels of High Harrogate. In 1860 it appears to have been a single storey inn known as the 'Bay Horse', but later in the 19th century it was rebuilt as a 3 storey hotel - probably too late to cash in on the popularity of St John's Well. The hotel was largely rebuilt in the 1960's losing one and a half storeys, gaining some mock Georgian features, and catering more for the pub trade.
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SE3155, 218 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 2 January, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 8 January, 2008
Category
Public house > Public house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 313 555 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:59.6757N 1:31.4346W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SE 313 555
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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