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Orchard Guest House, Rothbury

Description: Orchard Guest House

Grade: II
Date Listed: 25 August 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 236641

OS Grid Reference: NU0550801703
OS Grid Coordinates: 405508, 601703
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3094, -1.9148

Location: Town Foot, Rothbury, Northumberland NE65 7TL

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

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Listing Text

NU 0501
(North side)
25/295 Orchard Guest House

House. c.1800 incorporating some earlier fabric, altered in mid C19. Squared
tooled stone front, rubble left return and rear; tooled dressings; Welsh slate
roof with one stack rebuilt in brick and rendered. Rectangular block with
shorter parallel range to rear.

Front 3 storeys, 5 bays, slightly irregular. Right-of-centre 6-panel door in
C19 stop-chamfered surround with moulded cornice; boarded door in raised stone
surround on far left. Between doors a late C19 bay window with paired 4-pane
sashes; other windows similar but in raised stone surrounds. Eaves cornice;
coped gables; stepped-and-banded left end stack, stepped right end stack.
Lower part of left return shows rubble of earlier building. Rear elevation
shows various sash windows including 18-pane stair window.

Interior: Entrance lobby has late C19 half-glazed door with coloured margins.
Lounge (east end of ground floor) has floral plaster cornice; entrance hall,
stair well and passageways on upper floors have cornice of square panels with
egg-and-dart ornament. Full-height dog-leg stair with stick balusters and
moulded ramped handrail. 6-panel doors, some with fielded panels; panelled

Rear wings largely mid-C19, and not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NU0550801703

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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