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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.


List entry Number: 1203235



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


District: Northumberland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Rothbury

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 25-Aug-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 236637

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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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National Grid Reference: NU 05623 01736


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