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Orchard Guest House

A Grade II Listed Building in Rothbury, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.3094 / 55°18'33"N

Longitude: -1.9148 / 1°54'53"W

OS Eastings: 405508

OS Northings: 601703

OS Grid: NU055017

Mapcode National: GBR H721.8K

Mapcode Global: WHB0Q.KTF3

Entry Name: Orchard Guest House

Listing Date: 25 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041945

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236641

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)
25/295 Orchard Guest House
GV II

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
shutters.

Rear wings largely mid-C19, and not of special interest.


Listing NGR: NU0550801703

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