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The Redesdale Arms, Rochester

Description: The Redesdale Arms

Grade: II
Date Listed: 7 January 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 239726

OS Grid Reference: NY8449796842
OS Grid Coordinates: 384497, 596842
Latitude/Longitude: 55.2655, -2.2455

Locality: Rochester
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE19 1RH

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Listing Text

NY 89 NW (East side)

16/66 The Redesdale Arms


Hotel. Oldest section probably a bastlehouse of the C16 or early C17.
Refronted C18 and extended to right and rear early C19. Large random rubble,
coursed stone and ashlar in different sections, Lakeland slate roof. Long
two-storey front range of six irregular bays has older section to left with
boulder plinth. Left 3 bays form the C18 front with C20 conservatory, and
sash windows in old openings. Three-bay early C19 section to right has
central pedimented porch with boarded and battened door, and sash windows.
Hipped roof with 3 banded ridge stacks.

Bastle masonry on left return and to rear. Early C19 second span to rear
with fine ashlar and hipped roof.

Interior: rear wall of bastle is c.50 inches thick on ground floor and
c.40 inches above.

Listing NGR: NY8449796842

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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