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Statutory Address:

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

Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NU 05508 01703


ROTHBURY HIGH STREET NU 0501 (North side) 25/295 Orchard Guest House GV II House. c.1800 incorporating some earlier fabric, altered in mid C19. Squared tooled stone front, rubble left return and rear; tooled dressings; Welsh slate roof with one stack rebuilt in brick and rendered. Rectangular block with shorter parallel range to rear.

Front 3 storeys, 5 bays, slightly irregular. Right-of-centre 6-panel door in C19 stop-chamfered surround with moulded cornice; boarded door in raised stone surround on far left. Between doors a late C19 bay window with paired 4-pane sashes; other windows similar but in raised stone surrounds. Eaves cornice; coped gables; stepped-and-banded left end stack, stepped right end stack. Lower part of left return shows rubble of earlier building. Rear elevation shows various sash windows including 18-pane stair window.

Interior: Entrance lobby has late C19 half-glazed door with coloured margins. Lounge (east end of ground floor) has floral plaster cornice; entrance hall, stair well and passageways on upper floors have cornice of square panels with egg-and-dart ornament. Full-height dog-leg stair with stick balusters and moulded ramped handrail. 6-panel doors, some with fielded panels; panelled shutters.

Rear wings largely mid-C19, and not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NU0550801703


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

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Date: 28 Jul 2004
Reference: IOE01/11323/14
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Gordon Dixon. Source Historic England Archive
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