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The Royal Victoria and Bull Inn

A Grade II* Listed Building in Dartford, Kent

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Latitude: 51.4442 / 51°26'39"N

Longitude: 0.2171 / 0°13'1"E

OS Eastings: 554171

OS Northings: 174024

OS Grid: TQ541740

Mapcode National: GBR TN.RF0

Mapcode Global: VHHNT.QY3Q

Plus Code: 9F32C6V8+MR

Entry Name: The Royal Victoria and Bull Inn

Listing Date: 22 December 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1086025

English Heritage Legacy ID: 172118

Location: Town, Dartford, Kent, DA1

County: Kent

Electoral Ward/Division: Town

Built-Up Area: Bexley

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

Church of England Parish: Dartford Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Rochester

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Listing Text

5274 (South Side)
The Royal Victoria
and Bull Inn
TQ 5474 2/1 22.12.53.


Formerly a large coaching inn on the London to Canterbury and Dover road. Built
in 1703. 2 storeys and attics. The ground floor is of painted brick on a tiled
base. Above the building is faced with grey bricks, which have been renewed,
with red brick window dressings and quoins. Tiled roof with 3 dormers. Parapet
of grey bricks. Wooden modillion cornice. 9 sashes with glazing bars intact.
In the centre of the ground floor is the carriage entrance leading to the hotel
yard with a royal cartouche on each side of it. Tuscan columns on the left hand
side of the carriage entrance and C18 pub front. The building runs back into
2 long wings behind separated by the hotel yard with galleries on each side on
the 1st floor. The yard is now glazed over. It has a galleried courtyard and
the saloon bar has a Regency bay window.

Listing NGR: TQ5417174024

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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