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House Belonging to Mrs Armstrong The Old Surgery, Rothbury

Description: House Belonging to Mrs Armstrong The Old Surgery

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 August 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 236638

OS Grid Reference: NU0560101726
OS Grid Coordinates: 405601, 601726
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3096, -1.9133

Location: Town Foot, Rothbury, Northumberland NE65 7TE

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

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Listing Text

NU 0501
(North side)
25/292 House belonging
to Mrs. Armstrong
and The Old Surgery

Pair of houses, formerly the Sun Inn. Early C18; rear extension early C19.
Front wall rendering tooled in imitation of coursed stone, on brick; cut stone
dressings; other walls coursed stone, Blue slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 + 4
bays: rusticated quoins, bands at window-head level, with 3 short pilasters
above the upper band. Left part is symmetrical: central 4-panel door with
plain overlight in C19 surround with pilasters and moulded cornice. All
windows 8-pane sashes except for plain sash in widened opening on ground
floor left; raised stone surrounds. Irregular right part has 4-panel door
in corniced raised stone surround, in 3rd bay; similar fenestration. Doorway
and flanking windows renewed c.1962 following removal of C19 shopfront.
Coped gables with moulded kneelers; stepped-and-corniced ridge and end stacks,
with panelled shafts. Rear elevation shows 4-panel door with radial fanlight,
and arched stair window. Wing to rear left shows C19 fenestration.

Interior: Left part has room, to left of entrance, formerly bank, with heavy
studded door; room to right of entrance has C18 corner cupboard with painted
cherubs in spandrels of truncated-arched head (The Angel Cupboard). Fielded-
panel shutters. Stair against rear wall of extension with stick balusters,
wreathed moulded handrail, curtail step, carved newel and shaped tread ends.
2-panel 1st floor doors on H hinges.

Listing NGR: NU0560101726

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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