Earlier 19th century; later alterations. 2-storey and attic, 3-bay
hotel. Harled; E elevation painted rubble. Painted dressings: doorpiece (see below); architraved margins (see below); rusticated quoins; base course. Bracketted cills to windows in outer bays.
N (SHORE STREET) ELEVATION: broad mannered doorpiece at centre; flanking brackets surmounted by ball-finialled nailhead plinths; panel, depicting ship in painted relief, above lintel and between plinths; modern door. Regular fenstration. Margins, with recessed inner band, scrolled lintels and buckle-quoin detailed tabs, to windows in outer bays at ground floor. Small flanking consoles to architraved margins to windows in outer bays at 1st floor. Buckle-quoin detailed tabs
to margin to window at centre at 1st floor. Canted and piended dormer windows above outer bays; iron flag-like finials.
E ELEVATION: timber gate adjoined to right. Blank at 1st floor (ground floor not seen). Modern, 2-storey, flat-roofed addition adjoined to left.
W ELEVATION: painted render above slightly lower adjoining house, No 7 Shore Street.
Modern timber top-hopper glazing; 2- and 4-pane glazing to dormer windows. Coped skews to NE and NW. Broad painted rubble gablehead stacks. Purple-grey slates. Some octagonal cans. Cast-iron rainwater goods: downpipe to NW; moulded rhone with decorative rhone fixtures.