ROYAL VICTORIA HOTEL

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1281836
Date first listed:
17-May-1993
Statutory Address:
ROYAL VICTORIA HOTEL, VICTORIA SQUARE

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Location

Statutory Address:
ROYAL VICTORIA HOTEL, VICTORIA SQUARE

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Dorset
District:
Weymouth and Portland (District Authority)
Parish:
Portland
National Grid Reference:
SY 68272 73812

Details

PORTLAND

SY6873 VICTORIA SQUARE, Chesil 969-1/3/24 (East side) Royal Victoria Hotel.

GV II

Hotel and inn. c 1870. Rendered, slate roof. A complex building: the main block, facing the Square, is L-shaped, with a long return to the S, and a further domestic block across the E side, enclosing a small courtyard. Two storeys, 1+5-windowed. All plate-glass sashes; at first floor in plat band surrounds to flat segmental heads and set to continuous cill band. At ground floor with arched heads, under moulded lintol band and to plain cill band. The first bay is brought forward boldy from the other 5. Central to recessed front a square porch with arched openings to three faces, C19 door to front. All with small plinth, moulded cornice, blocking and parapet coping, which continues to right return, having 3 equally-spaced windows above 3 at ground floor and a later projecting square porch. At right end of this return a lower gabled unit in one bay, which joins a hipped-roof 3-bay house with margin-pane sashes and central canted oriel to flat roof. North side has C19 door with overlight, and two 4-pane sashes. Holds an important position on the corner of the Square, complementing the 'Little Ship' (qv) opposite.

Listing NGR: SY6827273812

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
382050
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 09 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/04605/32
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Reg Perry. Source Historic England Archive
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