New London Hotel
formerly known as the New London Inn
Early proprietor was John Land
later known as the New London Hotel
1851 New London Inn. No owner resident. Fourteen servants and sixteen visitors.
1871 London Inn, London Inn Square. Proprietor was Robert Pople
1889 Listed in directory. Robert Pople.
1910 Listed in directory. R. Pople.
1935 The hotel was sold by its proprietor W. Norman to the Associated Kinema Co and will be demolished and a 2,000 seat cinema built. 'One of the most famous hotels in the West of England in the days coaching, the New London was built in 1793-4 by that celebrated hotel-keeper, Mr. John Land. The site was formerly occupied the Oxford Inn, which was pulled down make wav for the New London.'
Site became the Savoy Cinema
Sources of Information
- 1851 Census
- 1889 Exeter Directory
- 1910 Exeter Directory
- Exeter and Plymouth Gazette - Friday 10 May 1935