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Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NU 05623 01736


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

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Date: 28 Jul 2004
Reference: IOE01/11323/16
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Gordon Dixon. Source Historic England Archive
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