North Euston Hotel, Fleetwood

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The North Euston Hotel is a hotel in Fleetwood, Lancashire, England. It was built 1840–41, to a design by Decimus Burton. During the second half of the 19th century, the building was used by the War Department as a School of Musketry; by the end of the century it had reverted to its original purpose. The hotel has been designated a Grade II listed building by English Heritage.

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Commemorated on 2 plaques

Nick Harrison on Flickr
Nick Harrison on Flickr

North Euston Hotel Opened in 1841 and designed in the Greek classical style by Decimus Burton. The original hotel manager was Xenon Vantini, a Corsican, who had been a courier to Napoleon Bonaparte. Luxury and full board accommodation originally cost less than 50p a day. In 1859 the hotel was sold to the Government as a School of Musketry for the military. Forty years later it resumed its role as a major hotel and is currently owned by local business families. Amongst famous visitors was the Right Honorable Margaret Thatcher, Britain's first woman Prime Minister. Wyre Borough Council

The Esplanade, Fleetwood, United Kingdom where it sited

North Euston Hotel In the 1840's, before completion of a through railway, a popular route from London to Glasgow was to Fleetwood by train thence to Ardrossan by ship

The Esplanade, Fleetwood, United Kingdom where it sited