Keys to the Past

The Angel Inn, Main Street (Corbridge)

The Angel Inn, Corbridge. Photo by Northumberland County Council.
The Angel Inn, Corbridge. Photo by Northumberland County Council.

A 17th century inn, extended in 18th century. The central portion is the oldest part of the building and inside there are several ancient features, including beams, rafters and the balustrade of the attic staircase. Each side of the centre block are later wings. Above the door is a sundial with the inscription E W A, 1726, for Edward and Anne Winship, and a stone with the emblems of the Incorporated Company of Masons of Newcastle. It was previously called the Head Inn and is the oldest inn in Corbridge. From 1852 to the opening of the railway the Angel was the posting inn for Corbridge. This is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N9084
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Conservation area
Listed Building

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Corbridge

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