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Turks Head Inn

A Grade II Listed Building in Rothbury, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.3097 / 55°18'34"N

Longitude: -1.9129 / 1°54'46"W

OS Eastings: 405623

OS Northings: 601736

OS Grid: NU056017

Mapcode National: GBR H721.NF

Mapcode Global: WHB0Q.LS8W

Entry Name: Turks Head Inn

Listing Date: 25 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1203235

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236637

Location: Rothbury, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Rothbury

Built-Up Area: Rothbury

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Upper Coquetdale

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

ROTHBURY HIGH STREET
NU 0501
(North side)
25/291 Turk's Head Inn
GV II

Inn. Rebuilt 1874 after fire; late C17 or early C18 rear wing. Main part
tooled stone with rock-faced plinth and cut dressings; rear wing large rubble.
Welsh slate roof except for pantiles on end part of rear wing. 2 storeys +
attics, 2 + 1 + 2 bays. Chamfered plinth, sill bands. Gabled 2-bay outer
sections with diamond-rusticated end pilasters, have 4-pane sash windows in
moulded raised stone surrounds, including smaller central attic window in
gable. Slightly-recessed centre has half-glazed double doors under segmental
arch with broach-stopped chamfered jambs, moulded imposts, rusticated voussoirs
and carved keystone with date on rear face; 4-pane sash above and raised
shaped parapet on moulded corbels, with central bust of Turk. Stepped-and-
corniced left end and ridge stacks; right end stack heightened with C20 brick
top. Wing to rear right refenestrated in C19; end gable shows pigeon hole
with alighting band and raised reverse-stepped coping.

Small rendered extension to rear left is not of special interest.


Listing NGR: NU0562301736

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