Description: The Turk's Head Hotel
Date Listed: 12 November 1965
English Heritage Building ID: 304600
OS Grid Reference: NZ2490464262
OS Grid Coordinates: 424904, 564262
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9724, -1.6125
NZ 2464 SE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE GREY STREET
20/283 Nos. 69 to 73 odd
12.11.65 (The Turk's Head Hotel)
Shops, houses and hotel. Circa 1837, probably by John Wardle, for Richard Grainger.
Sandstone ashlar; Welsh slate roof. Classical style. 4 storeys and attics, 8 bays.
3 left bays continue plain style of Nos. 61 to 67 and have rusticated ground floor
with cyma-moulded plinth, altered windows and cornice. Plain reveals to sashes
above with second-floor sill band. Second-floor band,and entablature below top
floor which has cornice and blocking course. 5 bays at right have end pavilions;
rusticated ground floor with 2 entrances in left 2 bays and 3 altered windows;
carriage entrance in right end bay. Ground-floor fascia and cornice. Upper floors
have Giant Orders: flat Doric pilasters to pavilions and attached fluted Ionic
columns defining central 3 bays. Second-floor sills moulded in central 3 and with
band in outer bays. All windows sashes with glazing bars. Second-floor entablature
with prominent cornice. Fourth storey of pavilions has pilasters; central top
balustrade;continuous cornice and blocking course, and parapet with carved pilasters
above pavilions. Empty at time of survey.
Listing NGR: NZ2490464262
Source: English Heritage
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