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The Turk's Head Hotel, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: The Turk's Head Hotel

Grade: II*
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

Location: 77 Grey Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 6EF

Locality: Newcastle upon Tyne
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Country: England
Postcode: NE1 6EF

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Listing Text

(west side)
20/283 Nos. 69 to 73 odd
12.11.65 (The Turk's Head Hotel)
G.V. II*
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

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Source: English Heritage

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