Wednesday, 23 March 2011

the Turks Head

The Turks Head pub in Tynemouth was  built in 1850 and has a listed front facade of white tiling.  Inside the pub, in a glass case,  is a stuffed dog called Wandering Willie who is reputed to have been a regular at the pub,on his death in in 1880 the owners of the pub   had him stuffed and displayed, where he remains to this day. The pub is on Front Street which is currently undergoing major road works as can be seen here.