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Addycombe Cottages, Rothbury

Description: Addycombe Cottages

Grade: II
Date Listed: 26 March 1973
English Heritage Building ID: 236605

OS Grid Reference: NU0593401956
OS Grid Coordinates: 405934, 601956
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3117, -1.9080

Location: Brewery Lane, Rothbury, Northumberland NE65 7PD

Locality: Rothbury
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE65 7PD

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Listing Text

NU 0501
25/260 Addycombe Cottages
(Nos. 13-19
25.3.73 consecutive) with
attached rear walls
and outbuildings
(formerly listed as
part of Nos 1 -22
Addycombe Cottages)

Terrace of houses 1873 by Norman Shaw for Lord Armstrong, restored and rear
walls reduced in height 1978 by Spence and Price of Newcastle. Rubble with
rock-faced and margined dressings; red clay tile roofs with ornamental
terracotta ridges; purple slates on rear outbuildings.

Terrace of 5 houses; originally divided into flats, but the 3 centre houses
have been converted to 2-storey dwellings. End houses 2 bays, centre houses
1 bay. Vertical-panelled doors with plain overlights; 2- and 3-light mullioned-
and-transomed windows, the upper in gabled half dormers. Ridge stacks with
battered faces. Returns show inserted C20 window and original slit window in
gable; bargeboards.

Rear elevation: End houses have gabled rear wings, with 1st floor doors
reached by external stone stairs. End houses have gabled outbuildings, centre
houses pent outbuildings; attached yard walls with re-set arched coping.

Built as cottages for retiring staff of the Armstrong household.

Listing NGR: NU0593801947

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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