North Western Hotel, Morecambe
Location within Morecambe
|Former names||North Western Hotel|
|Town or city||Morecambe, Lancashire|
|Material||Grey stone with green shuttered windows|
|Design and construction|
|Architecture firm||Paley and Austin|
|Number of rooms||40|
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. Including furnishings, it cost £4,795 (£420,000 in 2016). 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.
- History of the Midland Hotel, Midland Hotel, Morecambe, retrieved 13 August 2011
- 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
- UK CPI inflation numbers based on data available from Gregory Clark (2015), "The Annual RPI and Average Earnings for Britain, 1209 to Present (New Series)" MeasuringWorth.
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