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Latitude: 54.9724 / 54°58'20"N
Longitude: -1.6125 / 1°36'44"W
OS Eastings: 424904
OS Northings: 564262
OS Grid: NZ249642
Mapcode National: GBR SPD.WR
Mapcode Global: WHC3R.68DY
Entry Name: The Turk's Head Hotel
Listing Date: 12 November 1965
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1329950
English Heritage Legacy ID: 304600
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate
Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
Church of England Parish: Newcastle St Andrew
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
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
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