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Premises Occupied by Wg MacKay Limited, Rothbury

Description: Premises Occupied by Wg MacKay Limited

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 August 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 236632

OS Grid Reference: NU0585901652
OS Grid Coordinates: 405859, 601652
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3089, -1.9092

Location: 15 Bridge Street, Rothbury, Northumberland NE65 7UP

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

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Listing Text

NU 0501
(North side)
25/286 Premises occupied
by W.G. Mackay Ltd.

Former school, dated 1841. Tooled stone with cut dressings; blue slates on
range fronting Bridge Street, purple slates on range fronting Haw Hill.
L-plan. Tudor style.

Elevation to Haw Hill. 2 storeys, 2 + 1 bays. Slightly-projecting gabled
part on right shows chamfered plinth and later doorway beneath large 3-light
mullioned-and-transomed window with hoodmould. Pointed slit under coped
gable on moulded kneelers carrying bellcote with 4-curved arch and moulded
finial. Lower left part shows vertical-panelled door on right under 4-centred
arch with hoodmould; shield with date above. Shop window to left in older
cart entrance with chamfered jambs and timber lintel, under six-light casement.
Coped left gable with rebuilt end stack. 3-bay right return, to Bridge Street
shows lower windows with renewed glazing and 2-light mullioned windows in
gablets holding 6-pane sashes, except for that to right, lost mullion.

The former Tomlinson School, founded on bequest by the vicar of that name.

Later extensions to west and at rear are not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NU0585901652

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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