Description: Orchard Guest House
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
ROTHBURY HIGH STREET
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
Source: English Heritage
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