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Addycombe Cottages

A Grade II Listed Building in Rothbury, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.3117 / 55°18'41"N

Longitude: -1.908 / 1°54'28"W

OS Eastings: 405934

OS Northings: 601956

OS Grid: NU059019

Mapcode National: GBR H730.QQ

Mapcode Global: WHB0Q.NRMC

Entry Name: Addycombe Cottages

Listing Date: 26 March 1973

Last Amended: 25 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371116

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236605

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

NU 0501
25/260 Addycombe Cottages
(Nos. 13-19
25.3.73 consecutive) with
attached rear walls
and outbuildings
(formerly listed as
part of Nos 1 -22
Addycombe Cottages)

Terrace of houses 1873 by Norman Shaw for Lord Armstrong, restored and rear
walls reduced in height 1978 by Spence and Price of Newcastle. Rubble with
rock-faced and margined dressings; red clay tile roofs with ornamental
terracotta ridges; purple slates on rear outbuildings.

Terrace of 5 houses; originally divided into flats, but the 3 centre houses
have been converted to 2-storey dwellings. End houses 2 bays, centre houses
1 bay. Vertical-panelled doors with plain overlights; 2- and 3-light mullioned-
and-transomed windows, the upper in gabled half dormers. Ridge stacks with
battered faces. Returns show inserted C20 window and original slit window in
gable; bargeboards.

Rear elevation: End houses have gabled rear wings, with 1st floor doors
reached by external stone stairs. End houses have gabled outbuildings, centre
houses pent outbuildings; attached yard walls with re-set arched coping.

Built as cottages for retiring staff of the Armstrong household.

Listing NGR: NU0593801947

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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