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Kings Head Hotel, Blyth

Description: Kings Head Hotel

Grade: II
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

Location: B1329, Blyth, Northumberland NE24 2AP

Locality: Blyth
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE24 2AP

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Listing Text

NZ 3181 NE
(North side)
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

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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