Grosvenor Hotel c.1900

Corner of High Street and Station Road

John Stewart.

The Grosvenor Hotel built shortly after the railway came to Wivenhoe
John Stewart - Wivenhoe Memories Collection

The Grosvenor Hotel was one of the new breed of hotels that sprung up with the coming of the railway in 1863.  Henry Bow was the landlord when this photo was taken around 1900.

See also the crew of the Venetia standing outside the Grosvenor collecting money after the sinking of the Titanic in 1912 – click here

This page was added on 27/02/2015.

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