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New High Town (Comprising Blairochil; Burnlaw; Numbers 3 and 4; Archway Cottage; Melkridge House and Oakland Nurseries)

A Grade II Listed Building in Melkridge, Northumberland

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Latitude: 54.9691 / 54°58'8"N

Longitude: -2.4089 / 2°24'32"W

OS Eastings: 373919

OS Northings: 563907

OS Grid: NY739639

Mapcode National: GBR CBMZ.8J

Mapcode Global: WH912.ZC2G

Entry Name: New High Town (Comprising Blairochil; Burnlaw; Numbers 3 and 4; Archway Cottage; Melkridge House and Oakland Nurseries)

Listing Date: 27 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1156483

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240784

Location: Melkridge, Northumberland, NE49

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Melkridge

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Haltwhistle Holy Cross

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NY 76 SW
(South side, off)
Melkridge Village
16/56 New High Town
Blairochil; Burnlaw;
Nos. 3 and 4;
Archway Cottage;
Melkridge House and
Oakland Nurseries)

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

Listing NGR: NY7391963907

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