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Description: The Kings Arms Public House
Date Listed: 18 October 1949
English Heritage Building ID: 235938
OS Grid Reference: NZ2587881950
OS Grid Coordinates: 425878, 581950
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1313, -1.5957
BEDLINGTON FRONT STREET WEST
NZ 2581 NE (North side)
The King's Arms
8/67 Public House
Public house. Early C18 perhaps incorporating earlier fabric. Double-span
plan. Front good-quality squared stone; returns and rear, squared stone above
coursed rubble; Welsh slate roof with C20 brick stacks. Front 2 storeys, 5
narrow bays. Rusticated quoins, moulded plinth, sill bands. Central blocked
door in renewed surround with pilasters and segmental pediment; renewed 12-pane
sash windows in keyed architraves. Coped gables with moulded kneelers; end
stacks. Returns show blocked attic windows in gables.
Historical note: Sir Daniel Gooch (b.1816) the railway pioneer and inventor,
spent his boyhood days here.
C20 extension to rear is not of special interest.
Listing NGR: NZ2587881950
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Source: English Heritage
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