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Armstrong Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Rothbury, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.3105 / 55°18'37"N

Longitude: -1.906 / 1°54'21"W

OS Eastings: 406064

OS Northings: 601828

OS Grid: NU060018

Mapcode National: GBR H741.44

Mapcode Global: WHB0Q.PSL8

Entry Name: Armstrong Cottages

Listing Date: 25 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1281765

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236650

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 TOWN FOOT
NU OO SE
(North side)
17/304 Armstrong Cottages
(Nos. 1-12
consecutive)
GV II

Almshouses, dated 1896. Rock-faced stone; red clay tile roofs. Ranges around
rectangular garden open to south, with 6 cottages to rear and 3 on each side.
Single storey; each house 2 bays, one projecting and gabled with a pent wooden
side porch; larger gabled projection at centre of north range. Porches each
have central segmental arch, flanked by narrow round arches on turned shafts,
enclosing 4-panel doors. 2- and 3-light mullioned windows in chamfered
surrounds, holding sashes. Moulded bargeboards and braced pendants; in centre
gable of north range is inscribed tablet 'Erected by WILLIAM GEORGE BARON
ARMSTRONG of Cragside in Memory of ANNE ARMSTRONG HIS MUCH LOVED MOTHER
MDCCCXCVI' Gable ends of side ranges each have plain raised tablet set
between 2 windows. Decorated tile ridge cresting; gable finials; stepped-and-
corniced ridge stacks with half-round pilaster on each face.


Listing NGR: NU0606401828

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