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Berry Head Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Brixham, Torbay

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Latitude: 50.4008 / 50°24'2"N

Longitude: -3.4947 / 3°29'40"W

OS Eastings: 293868

OS Northings: 56728

OS Grid: SX938567

Mapcode National: GBR QY.F7Q1

Mapcode Global: FRA 37KZ.QBN

Entry Name: Berry Head Hotel

Listing Date: 18 October 1949

Last Amended: 18 October 1993

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1293258

English Heritage Legacy ID: 383532

Location: Brixham, Torbay, TQ5

County: Torbay

Civil Parish: Brixham

Built-Up Area: Brixham

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Brixham All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text


1946-1/2/20 (North side)
18/10/49 Berry Head Hotel
(Formerly Listed as:
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

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

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