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Premises Occupied by Wg Mackay Limited

A Grade II Listed Building in Rothbury, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.3089 / 55°18'32"N

Longitude: -1.9092 / 1°54'33"W

OS Eastings: 405859

OS Northings: 601652

OS Grid: NU058016

Mapcode National: GBR H731.GQ

Mapcode Global: WHB0Q.NT1G

Entry Name: Premises Occupied by Wg Mackay Limited

Listing Date: 25 August 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371123

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236632

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
(North side)
25/286 Premises occupied
by W.G. Mackay Ltd.

Former school, dated 1841. Tooled stone with cut dressings; blue slates on
range fronting Bridge Street, purple slates on range fronting Haw Hill.
L-plan. Tudor style.

Elevation to Haw Hill. 2 storeys, 2 + 1 bays. Slightly-projecting gabled
part on right shows chamfered plinth and later doorway beneath large 3-light
mullioned-and-transomed window with hoodmould. Pointed slit under coped
gable on moulded kneelers carrying bellcote with 4-curved arch and moulded
finial. Lower left part shows vertical-panelled door on right under 4-centred
arch with hoodmould; shield with date above. Shop window to left in older
cart entrance with chamfered jambs and timber lintel, under six-light casement.
Coped left gable with rebuilt end stack. 3-bay right return, to Bridge Street
shows lower windows with renewed glazing and 2-light mullioned windows in
gablets holding 6-pane sashes, except for that to right, lost mullion.

The former Tomlinson School, founded on bequest by the vicar of that name.

Later extensions to west and at rear are not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NU0585901652

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

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