North Western Hotel, Morecambe

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The North Western Hotel in Morecambe, Lancashire, England, was built in 1847–48. It was designed by the Lancaster architects Paley and Austin for the "Little" North Western Railway.[1] Including furnishings, it cost £4,795 (£410,000 in 2014).[2] It was a two-storey building containing 40 bedrooms. In 1871, when the railway became part of the Midland Railway, its name was changed to the Midland Hotel. It was demolished and replaced by a new hotel, also called the Midland Hotel, in 1932.[3]


  1. ^ Price, James (1998), Sharpe, Paley and Austin: A Lancaster Architectural Practice 1836–1942, Lancaster: Centre for North-West Regional Studies, p. 71, ISBN 1-86220-054-8 
  2. ^ UK CPI inflation numbers based on data available from Gregory Clark (2014), "What Were the British Earnings and Prices Then? (New Series)" MeasuringWorth.
  3. ^ History of the Midland Hotel, Midland Hotel, Morecambe, retrieved 13 August 2011 

Coordinates: 54°04′20″N 2°52′31″W / 54.0721°N 2.8754°W / 54.0721; -2.8754