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Latitude: 50.7176 / 50°43'3"N
Longitude: -3.5271 / 3°31'37"W
OS Eastings: 292286
OS Northings: 91992
OS Grid: SX922919
Mapcode National: GBR P1.96Y8
Mapcode Global: FRA 37H5.X9K
Plus Code: 9C2RPF9F+24
Entry Name: The Hour Glass
Listing Date: 23 June 2000
Last Amended: 19 February 2001
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1380690
English Heritage Legacy ID: 481014
Location: Exeter, Devon, EX2
Electoral Ward/Division: St David's
Built-Up Area: Exeter
Traditional County: Devon
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon
Church of England Parish: Exeter St Leonard
Church of England Diocese: Exeter
SX 9292 SW MELBOURNE STREET
871/15/1141 The Hour Glass
Public House and restaurant. Early/mid C19 with late C19 alterations; interior altered in 1995/6. Mass wall construction, stuccoed, painted and blocked out; slate roof with lead rolls, stacks with brick shafts.
Plan: On a prominent corner site with a curved corner. Built on site sloping down to the rear with basement access at the rear.
Exterior: 3 storeys to the front, basement visible to rear. Asymmetrical 3-window front. Deep eaves. The Melbourne Place elevation has a panelled front door to the left with plain overlight and 2 ground floor late C19 bar windows with high transoms. First and 2nd floor windows above are small-pane C19 sashes. Large ground floor bar window on the corner, 3-light with a high transom; one first and one 2nd floor boxed sash with small panes.
INTERIOR: Ground floor and basement gutted for current use. Features of interest may survive upstairs.
This is a good and externally complete example of an early or mid C19 public house, which occupies an important position in relationship to listed buildings in Colleton Hill and to a group in Colleton Row and Crescent recommended as part of this spot-listing survey.
Listing NGR: SX9228691992
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