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Latitude: 54.8693 / 54°52'9"N
Longitude: -1.8594 / 1°51'33"W
OS Eastings: 409118
OS Northings: 552737
OS Grid: NZ091527
Mapcode National: GBR HDG4.78
Mapcode Global: WHC40.DVSZ
Plus Code: 9C6WV49R+P6
Entry Name: King's Head Hotel
Listing Date: 21 January 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1240529
English Heritage Legacy ID: 438992
Location: County Durham, DH8
County: County Durham
Electoral Ward/Division: Benfieldside
Parish: Non Civil Parish
Built-Up Area: Consett
Traditional County: Durham
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham
Church of England Parish: Benfieldside
Church of England Diocese: Durham
Tagged with: Hotel
NZ 05 SE CONSETT FRONT STREET
5/66 (inset) King's Head Hotel
Public House. Circa 1905. Painted render with painted ashlar dressings; roof
of small graduated Lakeland slates. Free style, incorporating baroque and
vernacular revival elements. 2-storey, 3-bay left part and 3-storey, 2-bay
right part, with lower one-storey, one-bay set-back left extension.
3-bay part has 6-panelled double door under broken pediment in fanlight, in
plain round-headed surround with long keystone. Similar keys with cornices to
wide segmental-arched windows in outer bays, on sill string and labelled
aprons. 5 sash windows above, most with upper glazing bars. Etched glass in
ground-floor windows has art nouveau patterns and King's Head name; 2 ventilators
inserted in upper windows.
2-bay part has double boarded doors at left, and boarded door at right, the
right bay swung back at a slight angle. Sill bands to sashes with upper
glazing bars, paired at left on first floor and at right, and 3 on second floor.
Left part has canted left corner with keyed round-headed surround to 6-panel
door and fanlight; sash window above. Set-back extension has boarded door and
sash with glazing bars. Hipped roof has ogee-domed lead-covered lantern with
ball and spike finial; tall battered chimneys, with cornice above batter, at
left end of set-back, on left slope of main roof and at each end of 3-storey
block, that at left with external stack on gable above 2-storey block.
Listing NGR: NZ0911852737
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