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The Kings Arms Public House

A Grade II Listed Building in West Bedlington, Northumberland

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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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371380

English Heritage Legacy ID: 235938

Location: West Bedlington, Northumberland, NE22

County: Northumberland

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

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Listing Text

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

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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