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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 06064 01828


ROTHBURY TOWN FOOT NU OO SE (North side) 17/304 Armstrong Cottages (Nos. 1-12 consecutive) GV II

Almshouses, dated 1896. Rock-faced stone; red clay tile roofs. Ranges around rectangular garden open to south, with 6 cottages to rear and 3 on each side. Single storey; each house 2 bays, one projecting and gabled with a pent wooden side porch; larger gabled projection at centre of north range. Porches each have central segmental arch, flanked by narrow round arches on turned shafts, enclosing 4-panel doors. 2- and 3-light mullioned windows in chamfered surrounds, holding sashes. Moulded bargeboards and braced pendants; in centre gable of north range is inscribed tablet 'Erected by WILLIAM GEORGE BARON ARMSTRONG of Cragside in Memory of ANNE ARMSTRONG HIS MUCH LOVED MOTHER MDCCCXCVI' Gable ends of side ranges each have plain raised tablet set between 2 windows. Decorated tile ridge cresting; gable finials; stepped-and- corniced ridge stacks with half-round pilaster on each face.

Listing NGR: NU0606401828


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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: 07 Jul 2002
Reference: IOE01/08015/05
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr David A Cotton. Source Historic England Archive
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