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Conway House (Premises of Rg Bolam and Son)

A Grade II Listed Building in Rothbury, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.3097 / 55°18'34"N

Longitude: -1.9128 / 1°54'46"W

OS Eastings: 405631

OS Northings: 601735

OS Grid: NU056017

Mapcode National: GBR H721.PF

Mapcode Global: WHB0Q.LSBX

Entry Name: Conway House (Premises of Rg Bolam and Son)

Listing Date: 25 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041942

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236636

Location: Rothbury, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Rothbury

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Upper Coquetdale

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

ROTHBURY HIGH STREET
NU 0501
(North side)
25/290 Conway House
(premises of R.G.
Bolam & Sons)
GV II

House with ground floor shop, dated 1876, with early C19 rear wing. Tooled
ashlar; rear wing squared stone with tooled-and-margined dressings. Welsh
slate roof. Italianate style. 3 storeys + attic, 5 windows. Ground floor
has ornamental timber cornice broken forward above pilasters flanking shopfront
on left and yard entrance on right; twin basket-arched shop windows have
moulded stone plinth and flanking fluted and twisted cast-iron uprights;
central pair of half-glazed doors. Yard entrance has panelled double gates,
the upper parts open with ornamental wrought-iron screenwork, and 3-pane
overlight. lst floor has moulded sill and impost bands and arched windows;
archivolts have keystones with incised ornament, the central dated. 2nd floor
has moulded bands below aprons and at impost level of basket-arched windows.
Moulded eaves cornice on large paired brackets. 2 timber roof dormers with
moulded 3-centred arches. Coped gables on shaped foot stones; truncated
end stacks. All windows plain sashes.

3-bay wing to rear left with renewed 12-pane sashes in alternating-block
surrounds.

Included for group value; altered L-plan range at end of wing is not of
special interest.


Listing NGR: NU0563101735

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