SY6874 : The Portland Roads Hotel & Freehouse

taken 8 years ago, near to Fortuneswell, Dorset, Great Britain

The Portland Roads Hotel & Freehouse
The Portland Roads Hotel & Freehouse
I seldom take photos of buildings I find unattractive, but this one's a pretty extreme case - and what's more, it's up for sale and possible redevelopment. It would be a pity to let it pass unrecorded.

For the most part it has to be Devenish's, the local brewers, who are to blame for the gut-churning (kippers and Camp Coffee?) colour scheme - they had the nerve to set their name in stone above the entrance. But it's got to be the present owners who put up those turquoise hanging baskets - a truly devilish touch.
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Date Taken
Thursday, 23 August, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 28 August, 2012
Geographical Context
Coastal  Sport, Leisure  Business, Retail, Services  City, Town centre  Docks, Harbours 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 6863 7435 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:34.0829N 2:26.6584W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 6861 7438
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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