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The 'tannery', to South East of High Shield House, Hexham

Description: The 'tannery', to South East of High Shield House

Grade: II
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

Location: Hexham, Northumberland NE46 1YA

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

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Listing Text

5334 The 'Tannery', to
south-east of High
Shield House
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

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

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