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Royal Victoria Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Fortuneswell, Dorset

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Latitude: 50.5632 / 50°33'47"N

Longitude: -2.4493 / 2°26'57"W

OS Eastings: 368272

OS Northings: 73812

OS Grid: SY682738

Mapcode National: GBR PY.HJNM

Mapcode Global: FRA 57RK.X7L

Plus Code: 9C2VHH72+77

Entry Name: Royal Victoria Hotel

Listing Date: 17 May 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1281836

English Heritage Legacy ID: 382050

Location: Portland, Dorset, DT5

County: Dorset

Civil Parish: Portland

Built-Up Area: Fortuneswell

Traditional County: Dorset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Dorset

Church of England Parish: Portland All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Salisbury

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969-1/3/24 (East side)
Royal Victoria Hotel.


Hotel and inn. c 1870. Rendered, slate roof. A complex
building: the main block, facing the Square, is L-shaped, with
a long return to the S, and a further domestic block across
the E side, enclosing a small courtyard. Two storeys,
1+5-windowed. All plate-glass sashes; at first floor in plat
band surrounds to flat segmental heads and set to continuous
cill band. At ground floor with arched heads, under moulded
lintol band and to plain cill band. The first bay is brought
forward boldy from the other 5. Central to recessed front a
square porch with arched openings to three faces, C19 door to
front. All with small plinth, moulded cornice, blocking and
parapet coping, which continues to right return, having 3
equally-spaced windows above 3 at ground floor and a later
projecting square porch. At right end of this return a lower
gabled unit in one bay, which joins a hipped-roof 3-bay house
with margin-pane sashes and central canted oriel to flat roof.
North side has C19 door with overlight, and two 4-pane sashes.
Holds an important position on the corner of the Square,
complementing the 'Little Ship' (qv) opposite.

Listing NGR: SY6827273812

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