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Orchard Vale and Orchard Vale Cottage

A Grade II Listed Building in Corbridge, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.976 / 54°58'33"N

Longitude: -2.0224 / 2°1'20"W

OS Eastings: 398661

OS Northings: 564596

OS Grid: NY986645

Mapcode National: GBR GB9X.Y1

Mapcode Global: WHB2D.X635

Entry Name: Orchard Vale and Orchard Vale Cottage

Listing Date: 20 October 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1044761

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239962

Location: Corbridge, Northumberland, NE45

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Corbridge

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Corbridge with Halton and Newton Hall

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

CORBRIDGE STAGSHAW ROAD
NY 9864 (West side, off)

21/201 Orchard Vale and
Orchard Vale Cottage
20.10.52
II
M
House, dated 17(3)1 with initials J K (John and Katherine Morpeth) on door
surround, rear outshut c.1790; cottage perhaps earlier, altered.

House front squared stone with cut dressings and graduated Lakeland slate roof;
kitchen wing coursed rubble with tooled dressings and C20 grey tile roof; cottage
squared rubble with large roughly-squared quoins, Welsh slate roof and old brick
stack.

South elevation: Main block 3 storeys, 5 bays, symmetrical. Rusticated quoins.
4 steps up to central double panelled doors in surround with panelled pilasters
carrying frieze broken forward at ends and ashlar panel above; 12-pane sashes
with 8-pane sashes above; on 2nd floor smaller 9-pane sashes alternate with
small-paned casements, all in raised moulded surrounds with projecting sills.
Old sundial above window on left of door. Coped gables with moulded kneelers;
stepped, banded and corniced end stacks with panelled shafts. Kitchen wing to
right; 2 storeys, 1 bay. 16-pane sash windows, coped right gable with moulded
kneelers and stepped, banded and corniced end stack. Cottage to left, 2 storeys
3 bays, irregular; renewed door and ground floor glazing, 6-pane Yorkshire sashes
above; raised reverse-stepped coping to left; ridge stack.

Rear elevation: main block outshut shows Roman altar with worn inscription built
in beneath stair window.

Interior: Contemporary fittings include 2-panel doors, fireplaces, dentil
cornice in drawing room and open-well cut-string stair with moulded newels
(lower fluted), vase-on-urn balusters, ramped moulded handrail and curtail step.


Listing NGR: NY9866164596

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