Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Millbay Road, Plymouth

Duke of Cornwall Hotel, Millbay Road, Plymouth
Photograph taken 02 December 2002 © Mr Duncan Ferguson. Source Historic England Archive ref: 473629

This grand railway hotel was built in 1865 and designed by C Forster Hayward of London. It was built to cater for the Great Western Railway passengers to Millbay. It is built from coursed Plymouth limestone rubble with mostly granite decoration. The style is known as Baronial Gothic and it has very ornate features including a belvedere (viewpoint) at the top of the polygonal tower.

Location

Plymouth Plymouth

Period

Victorian (1837 - 1901)

Tags

hotel railway travel tourism Victorian (1837 - 1901)