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YE OLDE CROSS PUBLIC HOUSE 'DIRTY BOTTLES'

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: YE OLDE CROSS PUBLIC HOUSE 'DIRTY BOTTLES'

List entry Number: 1041432

Location

YE OLDE CROSS PUBLIC HOUSE 'DIRTY BOTTLES', 32, NARROWGATE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Northumberland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Alnwick

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 20-Feb-1952

Date of most recent amendment: 25-Aug-1977

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 235805

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

1. NARROWGATE 5330 (North East Side) No 32 (Ye Olde Cross Public House "Dirty Bottles") NU 1813 SE 1/68 20.2.52. II GV 2. Right hand part of 2 windows C17; left hand part of 3 windows later with early C19 attic storey. Two storeys and attic. Painted dressed stone. The right hand part has a moulded eaves cornice, modern tiles and raking top former with a Yorkshire sash window. Two light casement windows. Stone bracketted hood over doorway. Above is a shield upside down with the de Vesci arms (a cross patonce, hence the name of the inn), probably C13. On the ground floor is an old bow window containing the dirty bottles said to have been left there in the early C19 and by local superstition kept there (hence the nickname of the inn). The left hand part has a built up gabled dormer; plate glass sashes on 1st floor and attic, a glazing bar sash window on ground floor to right and on left a modern recessed bow; a blocked doorway between them. Gable light to attic on left. Slate roof with moulded cast iron gutter.

Listing NGR: NU1856313471

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National Grid Reference: NU 18552 13468

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