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Royal Dart Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Kingswear, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.3485 / 50°20'54"N

Longitude: -3.5731 / 3°34'23"W

OS Eastings: 288172

OS Northings: 51027

OS Grid: SX881510

Mapcode National: GBR QS.RKMF

Mapcode Global: FRA 38D3.XF5

Entry Name: Royal Dart Hotel

Listing Date: 21 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1146644

English Heritage Legacy ID: 100573

Location: Kingswear, South Hams, Devon, TQ6

County: Devon

District: South Hams

Civil Parish: Kingswear

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Kingswear

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SX 8851 KINGSWEAR FORE STREET

15/79 Royal Dart IIotel

GV 11

Hotel overlooking River Dart and adjacent to railway station. Circa 1850.
Italianate style stuccoed. Low pitched hipped bitumenised slate roof with over-
sailing and bracketed eaves. The main block is three storeys and attic. Three
bays to east (road) front. Rusticated stucco ground floor with segmentally
headed recessed windows and right hand doorway. First floor band and first and
second floor windows in three tall round-headed recesses with moulded arches and
continuous impost. The second floor windows are round headed with panelled
aprons below. Three square attic windows above moulded cornice. All sash win-
dows with glazing bars. Very large segmentally arched carriageway on right
(north) to quay, with five round-headed windows above (two blind), forming link-
ing bridge to an Italianate tower on north side which has rusticated ground stage
rusticated quoins to second stage with round-headed first floor windows and clock
face with heavy moulded cornice above. Bell-stage with three small louvred open-
ings on each side and hipped roof with large shaped brackets to eaves soffit.
The river front of the main block has wide splayed two-storey bay with cast iron
balcony with tented roof on thin iron columns. Two storey wing to north is car-
ried over carriageway with first floor supported on iron columns forming a
covered way to the railway station platforms. The Royal Dart Yacht Club (esta-
blished 1866) had its club rooms in the hotel before moving to its new clubhouse
in 1881. The Hotel was formerly known as the Royal Dart Yacht Club and Family
Hotel.


Listing NGR: SX8817251027

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