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House Belonging to Mrs Armstrong the Old Surgery

A Grade II Listed Building in Rothbury, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.3096 / 55°18'34"N

Longitude: -1.9133 / 1°54'47"W

OS Eastings: 405601

OS Northings: 601726

OS Grid: NU056017

Mapcode National: GBR H721.KG

Mapcode Global: WHB0Q.LS3Y

Entry Name: House Belonging to Mrs Armstrong the Old Surgery

Listing Date: 25 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041943

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236638

Location: Rothbury, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Rothbury

Built-Up Area: 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)
25/292 House belonging
to Mrs. Armstrong
and The Old Surgery
GV II

Pair of houses, formerly the Sun Inn. Early C18; rear extension early C19.
Front wall rendering tooled in imitation of coursed stone, on brick; cut stone
dressings; other walls coursed stone, Blue slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 + 4
bays: rusticated quoins, bands at window-head level, with 3 short pilasters
above the upper band. Left part is symmetrical: central 4-panel door with
plain overlight in C19 surround with pilasters and moulded cornice. All
windows 8-pane sashes except for plain sash in widened opening on ground
floor left; raised stone surrounds. Irregular right part has 4-panel door
in corniced raised stone surround, in 3rd bay; similar fenestration. Doorway
and flanking windows renewed c.1962 following removal of C19 shopfront.
Coped gables with moulded kneelers; stepped-and-corniced ridge and end stacks,
with panelled shafts. Rear elevation shows 4-panel door with radial fanlight,
and arched stair window. Wing to rear left shows C19 fenestration.

Interior: Left part has room, to left of entrance, formerly bank, with heavy
studded door; room to right of entrance has C18 corner cupboard with painted
cherubs in spandrels of truncated-arched head (The Angel Cupboard). Fielded-
panel shutters. Stair against rear wall of extension with stick balusters,
wreathed moulded handrail, curtail step, carved newel and shaped tread ends.
2-panel 1st floor doors on H hinges.


Listing NGR: NU0560101726

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