British Listed Buildings

History in Structure

If you log in, you can comment on buildings, submit new photos or update photos that you've already submitted.

We need to upgrade the server that this website runs on. Can you spare a quid to help?.

High Shield House, Hexham

Description: High Shield House

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 2 October 1951
English Heritage Building ID: 239071

OS Grid Reference: NY9349362989
OS Grid Coordinates: 393493, 562989
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9615, -2.1031

Location: 6 Elvaston Grove, Hexham, Northumberland NE46 1YA

Locality: Hexham
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE46 1YA

Incorrect location/postcode? Submit a correction!

Listing Text

5334 High Shield House

NY 96 SW 3/105 2.10.51.


Dated 1770 on earlier site. 3 storeys. 3 windows. Rubble with quoins etc,
brick quoins to right. Tiled roof with tumbled brick in verges. 2 brick ridge
chimneys. Glazing bar sash windows except 2nd floor which has 2 blank windows
flanking central shuttered window. Central pedimented doorcase with 6 panel
door. Tablet reads: "W.B." [William Bell] "1770". Gabled extension to left.
2 storeys, 1 casement window. Lower 2 storey C17 wing to right (formerly 3
cottages). Buck dressings to south; small casement windows, former doors blocked
and made into windows. Converted and modernized. Rear of main house: 3 storeys
and 3 windows. Casements on 2nd floor and at sides of 1st floor, the others
glazing bar sashes. Large tripartite windows at sides on 1st and ground floors.

Listing NGR: NY9349362989

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

Listed building text is © Crown Copyright. Reproduced under licence.