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Description: Kings Head Hotel
Date Listed: 15 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 235995
OS Grid Reference: NZ3181281576
OS Grid Coordinates: 431812, 581576
Latitude/Longitude: 55.1275, -1.5026
BLYTH BRIDGE STREET
NZ 3181 NE
10/31 Kings Head Hotel
Hotel, late C19. Brick with ashlar front; Welsh slate roof with red tile
cresting. 3 storeys, 7 windows, symmetrical. Ground floor has moulded plinth,
sill and impost strings with channeled rustication above up to Greek key frieze
and dentil cornice: central fielded-panel door with overlight in stone doorcase
with pedimented hood, flanked by broad elliptical-arched windows with smaller
round-headed windows in end bays. Upper floors have giant Ionic Order with
garland frieze and dentil cornice: plate-glass sashes in architraves, those to
1st floor with alternating segmental and triangular pediments. Block rustication
to jambs of doorway and 1st floor windows, and archivolts of ground floor
windows. Parapet with pilasters, moulded coping and knobbed urn finials;
raised centre part with hotel name and swan-necked pediment framing a bust.
Listing NGR: NZ3181281576
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Source: English Heritage
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