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Queens Head Hotel; Listed building (Chester-le-Street)

The Queen's Head Hotel (No 63 West Street) was built in the early to mid 18th century. It is a Grade II listed building protected by law.

The description that follows is the full English Heritage listing for this building

CHESTER-LE-STREET FRONT STREET NZ 25 SE (West side) 4/29 No. 67 29/7/50 (Queen's Head Hotel) (previously listed as No 63 (The Queens Head II

Hotel. Early-mid C18. Painted roughcast brick, Welsh slate roof and rebuilt brick chimney stack.

3 storeys, 6 bays. Raised-and-chamfered quoins. Off-centre 6-panel door in wood doorcase with Roman Ionic columns, dosserets and dentilled segmental pediment. Margined sashes, in raised surrounds with projecting sills, under wood dripmoulds on ground floor; small square openings on second floor. Chamfered eaves band. Steeply-pitched hipped roof with slightly-swept eaves. Central ridge stack.

C20 rear additions are not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ2743051367

Reference number: D11046
Historical period: Post-medieval (1540 to 1900)
Legal status: Listed Building

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Chester-le-Street
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Queens Head Hotel 2006
Queens Head Hotel 2006

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