Description: Kings Head Hotel
Date Listed: 23 August 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 240196
OS Grid Reference: NY8374955902
OS Grid Coordinates: 383749, 555902
Latitude/Longitude: 54.8976, -2.2549
NY 8355 ALLENDALE MARKET PLACE (North side)
24/76 Kings Head Hotel
Inn, earlier C18, altered. Rubble, tooled dressings, slate roof, stone gable
stacks. Rectangular block with rear wing comprising 1st floor ballroom over
former stabling. Front 3 storeys, 2 windows. Central 6-panelled door, with
decorative overlight in rusticated surround, flanked by C20 windows. 1st
floor C20 windows in old openings with projecting lintels and sills, 2nd floor
altered sashes, tooled lintels and sills. Rear wing gable holds canted bay
with sash windows. Left return has blocked segmental-headed carriage entrance,
2 large 16-pane sashes to 1st floor and 2 12-pane sashes to 2nd floor.
Interior: 1st floor has 2 early C18 fireplaces, altered C18 stair with moulded
handrail. Function room (former ballroom) in rear wing has good C18 fireplace
and plaster cornice with flowers and foliage.
Listing NGR: NY8374955902
Source: English Heritage
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