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The Kings Arms Public House, West Bedlington

Description: The Kings Arms Public House

Grade: II
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

Location: W End Front Street, Wansbeck, Northumberland NE22 5DS

Locality: West Bedlington
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE22 5DS

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Listing Text

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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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