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Description: Armstrong Cottages
Date Listed: 25 August 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 236650
OS Grid Reference: NU0606401828
OS Grid Coordinates: 406064, 601828
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3105, -1.9060
ROTHBURY TOWN FOOT
NU OO SE
17/304 Armstrong Cottages
Almshouses, dated 1896. Rock-faced stone; red clay tile roofs. Ranges around
rectangular garden open to south, with 6 cottages to rear and 3 on each side.
Single storey; each house 2 bays, one projecting and gabled with a pent wooden
side porch; larger gabled projection at centre of north range. Porches each
have central segmental arch, flanked by narrow round arches on turned shafts,
enclosing 4-panel doors. 2- and 3-light mullioned windows in chamfered
surrounds, holding sashes. Moulded bargeboards and braced pendants; in centre
gable of north range is inscribed tablet 'Erected by WILLIAM GEORGE BARON
ARMSTRONG of Cragside in Memory of ANNE ARMSTRONG HIS MUCH LOVED MOTHER
MDCCCXCVI' Gable ends of side ranges each have plain raised tablet set
between 2 windows. Decorated tile ridge cresting; gable finials; stepped-and-
corniced ridge stacks with half-round pilaster on each face.
Listing NGR: NU0606401828
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