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Latitude: 55.1313 / 55°7'52"N
Longitude: -1.5957 / 1°35'44"W
OS Eastings: 425878
OS Northings: 581950
OS Grid: NZ258819
Mapcode National: GBR K993.BD
Mapcode Global: WHC2Z.G9D4
Entry Name: The Kings Arms Public House
Listing Date: 18 October 1949
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1371380
English Heritage Legacy ID: 235938
Location: West Bedlington, Northumberland, NE22
Civil Parish: West Bedlington
Built-Up Area: Bedlington
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Bedlington St Cuthbert
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
BEDLINGTON FRONT STREET WEST
NZ 2581 NE (North side)
The King's Arms
8/67 Public House
Public house. Early C18 perhaps incorporating earlier fabric. Double-span
plan. Front good-quality squared stone; returns and rear, squared stone above
coursed rubble; Welsh slate roof with C20 brick stacks. Front 2 storeys, 5
narrow bays. Rusticated quoins, moulded plinth, sill bands. Central blocked
door in renewed surround with pilasters and segmental pediment; renewed 12-pane
sash windows in keyed architraves. Coped gables with moulded kneelers; end
stacks. Returns show blocked attic windows in gables.
Historical note: Sir Daniel Gooch (b.1816) the railway pioneer and inventor,
spent his boyhood days here.
C20 extension to rear is not of special interest.
Listing NGR: NZ2587881950
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