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Wilton Hotel St.Leonaards

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The Wilton Hotel occupied No's 1 & 2 Grosvenor Gardens in St.Leonards on sea at the seaward end of a short terrace at right angles to the sea and dates from about 1890. and appears to have operated as an accommodation provider from the beginning. In 1901 it was known as the "Wilton House of Rest", in 1916 it was known as the "Wilton House Private Hotel" but, by 1930 it was back to the "Wilton House of Rest", then, a few years later, Wilton Hotel and appered in the accommodation registers as such until 1952 when it occupied 1 - 5 Grosvenor Gardens but appaers to have closed down and was subsequently listed as 'Wilton House'.

Wilton Hotel St.Leonaards
Above: Grosvenor Gardens, 1891

Right: Advert from 1932

Wilton Hotel St.Leonaards
Wilton Hotel St.Leonaards

Wilton Hotel St.Leonaards
Above, advert from 1937

left, advert from 1939

Wilton Hotel St.Leonaards
Advert from 1933
Wilton Hotel St.Leonaards
Accommodation register listing 1948
Wilton Hotel St.Leonaards
Accommodation register listing 1949
Wilton Hotel St.Leonaards
Accommodation register listing 1950
Wilton Hotel St.Leonaards
Accommodation register listing 1951
Wilton Hotel St.Leonaards
View looking west, 1933
Wilton Hotel St.LeonaardsNew Bathing Pool, 1933 with Grosvenor Gardens beyond
Wilton Hotel St.Leonaards
Bathing Pool with Grosvenor Gardens beyond
Wilton Hotel St.Leonaards
Looking East c 1910

Wilton Hotel St.Leonaards
Looking east

Wilton Hotel St.LeonaardsLooking west before the Bathing Pool was built

Wilton Hotel St.Leonaards
Grosvenor Gardens c 1910

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End of Wilton Hotel 1930s - note Oriel window

Wilton Hotel St.Leonards
Before the Bathing Pool
Wilton Hotel St.Leonards
Bathing pool & Wilton Hotel
Wilton Hotel St.Leonards
Bathing Pool & Wilton Hotel

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Wilton House Hotel, 1930's

 

Wilton Hotel St.Leonards
Wilton Hotel, 1936
Wilton Hotel St.Leonards
Looking west, 1945

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