Tag : Grand

Zeche HR, Germany

Zeche HR, Germany

Zeche HR was a mine in Germany with an amazing bathhouse full of baskets, and features a huge hammerhead winding tower. There’s also an elephant!

Tuberculosis Sanatorium, Italy

Tuberculosis Sanatorium / Hospital, Italy

A tuberculosis sanatorium in Italy that later became a general hospital with a huge chapel and traditional Italian architecture.

Glenmaroon and Knockmaroon House, Dublin, Ireland

Glenmaroon and Knockmaroon House, Dublin, Ireland

The former residence of Arthur Guinness, featuring grand wood panelling and staircases, stained glass windows and even a swimming pool.

Cahercon House, Kildysart, Ireland

Cahercon House, Kildysart, Ireland

Built around 1790 overlooking the Shannon Estuary, Cahercon House is a 60-bedroom Georgian mansion with an interesting history.

Castle MacGarrett, Claremorris, Ireland

Castle MacGarrett, Claremorris, Ireland

Castle MacGarrett was built in 1811 as the family home for a wealthy land-owner. It later became a nursing home for nuns, and features ornate ceilings.

Ritz Cinema, Nuneaton

Ritz Cinema, Nuneaton

Opening in 1937, the Ritz cinema in Nuneaton features some excellent Grade II listed plasterwork interiors.

Guildhall, Police Station and Central Fire Station, Nottingham

Guildhall, Police Station and Central Fire Station, Nottingham

Former Magistrates’ court, police station and fire station, all in one grand 1880s building with a stunning entrance hall and Art Deco features

Engedi Chapel, Caernarfon, Wales

Engedi Chapel, Caernarfon, Wales

A chapel in Wales that has been closed for many years. Everything remains intact inside with some decay setting in.

Grand Hotel Straubinger, Bad Gastein, Austria

Grand Hotel Straubinger, Bad Gastein, Austria

The Grand Hotel Straubinger was the largest hotel in Bad Gastein until its closure in 1999. The hotel has been disused ever since.

The Royal Hotel, Ashby-de-la-Zouch

The Royal Hotel, Ashby-de-la-Zouch

An historic hotel in Ashby that became a popular wedding venue. The hotel closed in 2018.