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Statutory Address:

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

East Devon (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SY 29752 98574


SY 29 98 AXMINSTER VICTORIA PLACE 1/71 (east side) 11.8.50 George Hotel GV II

Circa early C18 coaching inn, on an island site. Large stone rubble building with brick front to Victoria Place. Steeply pitched slate hipped roof with modillion eaves cornice. Bends at floor levels. Three storeys. Six bays. Sash windows with glazing bars in exposed casing.

To right hand (south) late C18 assembly room addition with hipped asbestos slate roof, carriageway to ground floor with large Venetian window above with pilasters, entablature and keyblock. Similar window at rear.

Rear of main building has range of sashes, casements and ground floor bays with sashes. Panelled door to Chard Street return with rectangular fanlight.

Interior of assembly room has plaster cornice and frieze of swags. Venetian window at each end in elliptically arched openings. Chimneypiece with fluted Ionic three quarter columns and decorated frieze. Small gallery with bowed balustrade. In the main range an C18 dog-leg staircase with twined balusters.

Listing NGR: SY2975298574


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

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Date: 08 Jul 2001
Reference: IOE01/04571/12
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