ADDYCOMBE COTTAGES WITH ATTACHED WALLS AND OUTBUILDINGS

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1041930
Date first listed:
26-Mar-1973
Date of most recent amendment:
25-Aug-1987
Statutory Address:
ADDYCOMBE COTTAGES WITH ATTACHED WALLS AND OUTBUILDINGS, 1-12, ADDYCOMBE GARDENS

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Location

Statutory Address:
ADDYCOMBE COTTAGES WITH ATTACHED WALLS AND OUTBUILDINGS, 1-12, ADDYCOMBE GARDENS

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Rothbury
National Grid Reference:
NU 05941 01935

Details

ROTHBURY ADDYCOMBE GARDENS NU 0501 25/259 Addycombe Cottages (Nos. 1-12 26.3.73 consecutive) with attached rear walls and outbuildings (formerly listed as pact of Nos 1-22 Addycombe Cottages) II

Terrace of houses 1873 by Norman Shaw for Lord Armstrong, restored and rear walls reduced in height 1978 by Spence & Price of Newcastle. Rubble with rock- faced and margined dressings; porches and gables of end houses half-timbered with pebbledash over brick infill; red clay tile roofs with ornamental terracotta ridges and finials, purple slates on rear outbuildings. 6 houses, divided from the first into flats, those on 1st floor entered from external staircases at rear. Domestic Revival style. Front elevation; stepped up slope; 2 storeys except for end houses 2 storeys + attic; each house 2 bays. Each has central porch, timber-framed on stone base, with 9-pane fixed casement and vertical-panelled door, on left return, in ogee-arched surround under gablet with projecting bargeboards. 2-, 3- and 4-light mullioned-and-transomed windows holding plain casements; lst-floor windows in intermediate houses in gabled half dormers: end houses have broad timber-framed attic gables, the upper parts set forward on moulded corbels, each with a 3-light small-paned casement window; plain bargeboards. Coped intermediate gables, end and ridge stacks with battered faces.

Returns each show broad gable with attic slit and pent projection below; intermediate houses have projecting gabled wings, both with attached outhouses showing asymmetric-pitched roofs. East end house has broad gable above late C20 rear wing in same style. External stone stairs to balconies and upper flat doors in wings. Attached yard walls with re-set arched coping.

Built as cottages for retiring staff of the Armstrong household.

Listing NGR: NU0593801947

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
236604
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 22 Aug 2004
Reference: IOE01/12166/30
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