Elephant Tea Rooms

The Elephant Tea Rooms is a Grade II listed building in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England. The building was constructed from 1873 to 1877 by Frank Caws for Ronald Grimshaw, a local tea merchant, in a blend of the high Victorian Hindu Gothic and Venetian Gothic styles. This was selling point, as the exotic style and name advertised the exotic origins of the tea sold there.

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