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King's Head Hotel
Title : King's Head Hotel King's Head Hotel
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Source : Jackman Gooden Architects, BRG 238/1/170
Date of creation : 1875
Format : Architectural drawing
Dimensions : 500x700
Contributor : State Library catalogue
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Description :

This hotel in King William Street was designed by Thomas English and built in 1876 on the site of the King's Head Inn, which first existed in 1848.The principle elevations are built of Glen Osmond stone with cement dressings to the door and window openings.The plan included three private residences with frontages to King William Street and Sturt Street. In its past the hotel accommodated jurors locked up over night on important cases being tried at the nearby Courts.

Related names :

Kings Head Hotel (King William Street, Adelaide, S. Aust.)

English, Thomas, 1819-1884

Period : 1852-1883
Place : King William Street (Adelaide: S. Aust.)
Region : Adelaide city
Further reading :

Heritage of the city of Adelaide: an illustrated guide Adelaide: Corporation of the City of Adelaide, 1990

The Adelaide pub, 1837-1900 Adelaide: South Australian Institute of Technology, School of Architecture and Building, 1968

Newnham, W. H. Old Adelaide hotels sketchbook Adelaide: Rigby, 1971

Hoad, J. L Hotels and publicans in South Australia 1836-1984 Adelaide: Australian Hotels Association (South Australian Branch): Gould Books, 1986

McLellan, J. Adelaide's early inns and taverns: incidents in the early settlement of a country worth fighting for Adelaide, [S. Aust.]: Pioneers' Association of South Australia, 1941

Jensen, Elfrida Colonial architecture in South Australia: a definitive chronicle of development 1836-1890 and the social history of the times Adelaide: Rigby, 1980

Pub digs up its 'watering hole' history Advertiser, 3 September 1984, p. 3

Internet links :
The Manning Index of South Australian History: Hotels and Lodging Houses Scroll down to General notes for references to the King's Head Hotel.
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