Description: The 'tannery', to South East of High Shield House
Date Listed: 18 May 1976
English Heritage Building ID: 239072
OS Grid Reference: NY9350762948
OS Grid Coordinates: 393507, 562948
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9611, -2.1029
DIPTON MILL ROAD
5334 The 'Tannery', to
south-east of High
NY 96 SW 3/105B
Circa 1770. More probably connected with Fullers' Earth then tanning, although
built by William Bell, a prominent leather merchant in Hexham. 2 storeys,
5 or 6 bays, undergoing conversion. Rubble with quoins and wooden lintels.
Original pantiles to south-west. Much brick patching of rubble walls, and
tumbled brick in verges. 1 storey lean-to to north with Westmoreland slate
roof. I storey hipped extension to south-west.
Listing NGR: NY9350762948
Source: English Heritage
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