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The Grand Hotel. Scarborough. by Lilian Marshall

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The Grand Hotel Scarborourgh overlooks the towns South Bay . A grade 11 listed building it has undergone a £7 million refurbishment.The hotel designed by the Hull architect Cuthbert Broderick and when completed in 1867 was one of the largest in the world as well as one of the first giant purpose built hotels in Europe. The building was designed around the theme of time. 4 Towers represent the seasons,12 floors for the months of the year , 52 chimneys symbolise the weeks and originally there was 365 bedrooms one for each day of the year . The hotel itself is built in the shape of a V in honour of Queen Victoria.The hotel was badly damaged when the german navy bombarded the town in 1914. Lumix DMC-FZ48

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scarborough, north yorkshire, grand hotel, 7 million refurbishment, south bay, time, towers, giant, largest, europe, queen victoria, damaged, german navy, lilian

progressed from holiday snaps to being serious about it just 3 years ago.I keep a compact camera in my handbag at all times .It is more convenient, an SLR is to heavy and complicated for me. I just like to point and shoot. I do enhance my images slightly with pseudo HDR on a single image. Now I have a hobby and a passion.

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  • Tom Gomez
    Tom Gomezover 1 year ago

    Fantastic place, super interior capture Lilian …

  • Thank you for the fav Tom . It is beautiful inside.

    – Lilian Marshall

  • nealbarnett
    nealbarnettover 1 year ago

    I like it.

  • Thank you for the fav Neal.

    – Lilian Marshall

  • BGSPhoto
    BGSPhotoover 1 year ago

    Lilian, A fabulous composition. Your point of view makes it look majestic. I am sure it really is majestic.
    Bob

  • Thank you for the fav Bob. It really is majestic inside.

    – Lilian Marshall

  • David Davies
    David Daviesover 1 year ago

    Now isn’t that spiffyT! Well done, Lilian.

  • Thank you David. It really is lovely inside.

    – Lilian Marshall

  • Edward Denyer
    Edward Denyerover 1 year ago

    Nice one Lillian. – Ted

  • Thank you Ted

    – Lilian Marshall

  • mrcoradour
    mrcoradourover 1 year ago

    OH MY Goodness that is a terrific capture Lillian it looks so Grand

  • Thank you Malcolm. It really is lovely inside.Should be having all that money spent on it.

    – Lilian Marshall

  • Sue Gurney
    Sue Gurneyover 1 year ago

    What a fantastic photo. It certainly does look Grand!

  • It certainly was Sue.

    – Lilian Marshall

  • Barry Norton
    Barry Nortonover 1 year ago

    Congratulations this image has been featured in The Beautiful North of England Group for week commencing 6th March 2013

  • Thank you for that Barry.

    – Lilian Marshall

  • EdsMum
    EdsMumabout 1 year ago

    Congratulations – 16th April, 2013 – Shirley, Jean & Rene

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