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Turk's Head Hotel


Turk's Head Hotel, Grey StreetGrey Street was built c1835 by Richard Grainger as part of the 19th Century redevelopment of Newcastle City Centre. Nos. 69 to 73 Grey Street incorporates the former Royal Turk's Head Hotel. Located opposite the Theatre Royal, the hotel was popular with theatre-goers. Reputably the Beatles wrote 'She Loves You' while staying at the hotel, after playing at the Majestic in 1963. In 1965 it was designated a Grade II listed building. Later it was used by Barclays Bank and became known as Barclays House. 

Grey Street Grade II* Listed Historic Buildings and Monuments in Newcastle 1835 Kathleen Brown, Suffragette
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The Royal Turks Head Hotel, Grey Street, Newcastle upon Tyne

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039303:Royal Turks Head Hotel Grey Street City Engineers 1968

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051703:The Royal Turks Head Hotel, Grey Street, Newcastle upon Tyne, City Engineers 1983

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Tor636, Turks Head Hotel, Grey Street, Newcastle upon Tyne

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055183:Grey Street Newcastle upon Tyne City Engineers

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024232:Royal Turks Head Hotel Grey Street Unknown c.1900

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Tyne and Wear HER(9084): Newcastle, Grey Street, Nos. 69 to 73 (New Turk's Head Hotel)
- "Shops, houses and hotel. Circa 1837, probably by John Wardle, for Richard Grainger. Sandstone ashlar; Welsh slate roof. Classical style. 4 storeys and attics, 8 bays. 3 left bays continue ...

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Kathleen Brown, Suffragette Movement plaque

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Suffragette Movement, former Turk's Head Hotel, Grey Street

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List number: 1329950
List grade: 2*
Borough: Newcastle
Grid ref: NZ2490464262

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