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Description: Royal Exeter Hotel
Date Listed: 5 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 101742
OS Grid Reference: SZ0865490927
OS Grid Coordinates: 408654, 90927
Latitude/Longitude: 50.7179, -1.8788
5180 EXETER ROAD
Royal Exeter Hotel
SZ 0890 12/4 5.5.52.
Bournemouth's first villa, The Mansion (later Exeter House), built l81l-12 for
Lewis Tregonwell, survives in centre, under massive machicolated and battlemented
tower added circa 1870. Stucco Tudor, hoodmoulds to all window, 3 storeys and
dormers. 1st and 2nd floor windows have arched lights in glazing bars, mostly
3-light but one 7-light. 2 gables have pierced bargeboards of 1876. Ground
floor concealed by sun lounge to south, extensive entrance foyers to north (including
polygonal lounge with ogee-topped lantern). Big wings added in same stucco-Tudor,
1876 and 1886, symmetrically to south. East wing heightened and extended to
north circa 1900. Extra south-east wing along Exeter Park Road, 4 storeys and
dormers, also added later.
Listing NGR: SZ0865490927
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Source: English Heritage
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