HOUSE BELONGING TO MRS ARMSTRONG THE OLD SURGERY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1041943
Date first listed:
25-Aug-1987
Statutory Address:
HOUSE BELONGING TO MRS ARMSTRONG, HIGH STREET
Statutory Address:
THE OLD SURGERY, HIGH STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
HOUSE BELONGING TO MRS ARMSTRONG, HIGH STREET
Statutory Address:
THE OLD SURGERY, HIGH STREET

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 05601 01726

Details

ROTHBURY HIGH STREET NU 0501 (North side) 25/292 House belonging to Mrs. Armstrong and The Old Surgery GV II

Pair of houses, formerly the Sun Inn. Early C18; rear extension early C19. Front wall rendering tooled in imitation of coursed stone, on brick; cut stone dressings; other walls coursed stone, Blue slate roof. 2 storeys, 3 + 4 bays: rusticated quoins, bands at window-head level, with 3 short pilasters above the upper band. Left part is symmetrical: central 4-panel door with plain overlight in C19 surround with pilasters and moulded cornice. All windows 8-pane sashes except for plain sash in widened opening on ground floor left; raised stone surrounds. Irregular right part has 4-panel door in corniced raised stone surround, in 3rd bay; similar fenestration. Doorway and flanking windows renewed c.1962 following removal of C19 shopfront. Coped gables with moulded kneelers; stepped-and-corniced ridge and end stacks, with panelled shafts. Rear elevation shows 4-panel door with radial fanlight, and arched stair window. Wing to rear left shows C19 fenestration.

Interior: Left part has room, to left of entrance, formerly bank, with heavy studded door; room to right of entrance has C18 corner cupboard with painted cherubs in spandrels of truncated-arched head (The Angel Cupboard). Fielded- panel shutters. Stair against rear wall of extension with stick balusters, wreathed moulded handrail, curtail step, carved newel and shaped tread ends. 2-panel 1st floor doors on H hinges.

Listing NGR: NU0560101726

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
236638
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: 28 Jul 2004
Reference: IOE01/11323/12
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Gordon Dixon. Source Historic England Archive
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