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grid reference TM 510 765

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CAMRA North-East Suffolk branch.

last updated 18/09/2017

Southwold Grand Hotel

historical era: mid 20th century

closed 1940 circa

North Parade

Overview | Historical info | Public transport | Map

The Grand Hotel was described in 1912 as:

magnificent position facing sea, near pier, station & golf links; luxuriously furnished apartments, including spacious lounge, billiard, smoking & reading rooms; lift; electric light; heated in winter; table d'hote; separate tables; extensive grounds; omnibus meets trains.

It was used by the army during the Second World War (requisitioned on March 27th 1940) and never reopened. The license was transferred to the Neptune.

The building was demolished in 1959.

The hotel is shown on this old OS map from about the end of the 19th century. larger map

old OS map


(Most pub, location & historic details collated by Nigel, Tony or Keith - original sources are credited)

Old OS map reproduced with the permission of the National Library of Scotland.