NEW HIGH TOWN (COMPRISING BLAIROCHIL; BURNLAW; NUMBERS 3 AND 4; ARCHWAY COTTAGE; MELKRIDGE HOUSE AND OAKLAND NURSERIES)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1156483
Date first listed:
27-Jul-1987
Statutory Address:
NEW HIGH TOWN (COMPRISING BLAIROCHIL; BURNLAW; NUMBERS 3 AND 4; ARCHWAY COTTAGE; MELKRIDGE HOUSE AND OAKLAND NURSERIES), A 69 (T)

Map

Ordnance survey map of NEW HIGH TOWN (COMPRISING BLAIROCHIL; BURNLAW; NUMBERS 3 AND 4; ARCHWAY COTTAGE; MELKRIDGE HOUSE AND OAKLAND NURSERIES)
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Location

Statutory Address:
NEW HIGH TOWN (COMPRISING BLAIROCHIL; BURNLAW; NUMBERS 3 AND 4; ARCHWAY COTTAGE; MELKRIDGE HOUSE AND OAKLAND NURSERIES), A 69 (T)

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Melkridge
National Grid Reference:
NY 73919 63907

Details

MELKRIDGE A 69 (T) NY 76 SW (South side, off) Melkridge Village 16/56 New High Town (comprising: Blairochil; Burnlaw; Nos. 3 and 4; Archway Cottage; Melkridge House and Oakland Nurseries) GV II

Former brewery now terrace of 7 houses (Archway Cottage is 2 flats). Early C19 with alterations. Coursed rubble and dressings with patches of render on west range; stone-flagged, concrete-tiled and slate roofs; stone and brick chimneys. L-plan with added range on rear of Oakland Nurseries. 2 storeys. South range: each house 3 bays; Archway Cottage at west has elliptical archway; Melkridge House in centre has 6-panel door and 5-pane overlight in pedimented stone surround flanked by canted stone bay windows with cornice; Oakland Nurseries has identical door and surround; 12-pane sashes elsewhere; continuous steeply-pitched roof with 2 ridge stacks. West range from north to south: Blairochil; Burnlaw; Nos. 3 and 4; part of Archway Cottage; 10 altered and scattered openings on ground floor and 6 above; similar roof and chimney details. 2-storey range of former farmbuildings on rear of Oakland Nurseries has 7 ground- floor openings, 4 above and a low-pitched roof. Occupies important site in village.

Listing NGR: NY7391963907

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
240784
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.

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Date: 24 Jun 2003
Reference: IOE01/09329/25
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