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Kings Head Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Blyth (Northumberland), Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.1276 / 55°7'39"N

Longitude: -1.5026 / 1°30'9"W

OS Eastings: 431812

OS Northings: 581576

OS Grid: NZ318815

Mapcode National: GBR K9Y4.GQ

Mapcode Global: WHC30.WCMZ

Entry Name: Kings Head Hotel

Listing Date: 15 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041340

English Heritage Legacy ID: 235995

Location: Blyth, Northumberland, NE24

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Blyth

Built-Up Area: Blyth (Northumberland)

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Blyth St Cuthbert

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

BLYTH BRIDGE STREET
NZ 3181 NE
(North side)
10/31 Kings Head Hotel
GV II
Hotel, late C19. Brick with ashlar front; Welsh slate roof with red tile
cresting. 3 storeys, 7 windows, symmetrical. Ground floor has moulded plinth,
sill and impost strings with channeled rustication above up to Greek key frieze
and dentil cornice: central fielded-panel door with overlight in stone doorcase
with pedimented hood, flanked by broad elliptical-arched windows with smaller
round-headed windows in end bays. Upper floors have giant Ionic Order with
garland frieze and dentil cornice: plate-glass sashes in architraves, those to
1st floor with alternating segmental and triangular pediments. Block rustication
to jambs of doorway and 1st floor windows, and archivolts of ground floor
windows. Parapet with pilasters, moulded coping and knobbed urn finials;
raised centre part with hotel name and swan-necked pediment framing a bust.

Listing NGR: NZ3181281576

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