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Turks Head Inn, Rothbury

Description: Turks Head Inn

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 August 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 236637

OS Grid Reference: NU0562301736
OS Grid Coordinates: 405623, 601736
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3097, -1.9129

Location: Town Foot, Rothbury, Northumberland NE65 7TE

Locality: Rothbury
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE65 7TE

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Listing Text

NU 0501
(North side)
25/291 Turk's Head Inn

Inn. Rebuilt 1874 after fire; late C17 or early C18 rear wing. Main part
tooled stone with rock-faced plinth and cut dressings; rear wing large rubble.
Welsh slate roof except for pantiles on end part of rear wing. 2 storeys +
attics, 2 + 1 + 2 bays. Chamfered plinth, sill bands. Gabled 2-bay outer
sections with diamond-rusticated end pilasters, have 4-pane sash windows in
moulded raised stone surrounds, including smaller central attic window in
gable. Slightly-recessed centre has half-glazed double doors under segmental
arch with broach-stopped chamfered jambs, moulded imposts, rusticated voussoirs
and carved keystone with date on rear face; 4-pane sash above and raised
shaped parapet on moulded corbels, with central bust of Turk. Stepped-and-
corniced left end and ridge stacks; right end stack heightened with C20 brick
top. Wing to rear right refenestrated in C19; end gable shows pigeon hole
with alighting band and raised reverse-stepped coping.

Small rendered extension to rear left is not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NU0562301736

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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