Description: Berry Head Hotel
Date Listed: 18 October 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 383532
OS Grid Reference: SX9386856728
OS Grid Coordinates: 293868, 56728
Latitude/Longitude: 50.4008, -3.4947
SX95NW BERRY HEAD ROAD, Berry Head
1946-1/2/20 (North side)
18/10/49 Berry Head Hotel
(Formerly Listed as:
BERRY HEAD ROAD
Berry Head House Hotel)
Military hospital; later a private house, now an hotel.
1809-10; late C20 additions to north. Devonian limestone
rubble. Hipped slated roof. Main building U-shaped with ranges
to north, east, and west. Also 2 smaller buildings to south of
east and west ranges, probably linked to the main building
originally. The entrance was probably through the west side,
between the 2 sections of the west range. 2 storeys. 9-window
front to north, the end windows set in shallow projections.
7-window fronts to east and west. Windows have flat lintels of
3 limestone voussoirs. Late C20 windows in west range and
north range. East range retains some original 6-paned sashes.
Simple stepped top-cornice; low parapet with flat coping. This
was later the home of the Rev HF Lyte, author of the hymn
'Abide with Me'.
(Exeter Museums Archaeological Field Unit Reports: Pye AR:
Berry Head Fort, Brixham: 90.10: 1990-: P.7; Gregory C:
Brixham in Devonia: Totnes: 1896-: P.48).
Listing NGR: SX9386856728
Source: English Heritage
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