Description: Turks Head Inn
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
ROTHBURY HIGH STREET
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
Source: English Heritage
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