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formerly Elmfield House, Exeter
1923 Converted and opened as the Imperial Hotel. Margaret Pollard (wife of Norman Wallace Pollard) was the proprietor.
1924 Fire at the premises.
1930 HQ of the Exeter Motor Club
1934 Mr. and Mrs. Norman Pollard, of the Imperial Hotel, Exeter.
1935 Norman Pollard died.
Later owned by the Williams-Hawkes family
1938 Shown as the New Imperial Hotel.
1939 Listed in directory.
Sometime headquarters of the West of England Motor Club
1955 Listed. Mrs M. A. Williams Hawkes, Managing Director.
1964 Listed. 
1994 Acquired by Wetherspoons