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Kings Head Hotel, Allendale

Description: Kings Head Hotel

Grade: II
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

Location: B6303, Allendale, Northumberland NE47 9BD

Locality: Allendale
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE47 9BD

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Listing Text

Allendale Town

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

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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