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High House West, Sandhoe

Description: High House West

Grade: II
Date Listed: 24 May 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 240074

OS Grid Reference: NY9691966355
OS Grid Coordinates: 396919, 566355
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9918, -2.0497

Location: Sandhoe, Northumberland NE46 4LU

Locality: Sandhoe
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE46 4LU

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Listing Text

NY 96 NE (North side)

5/315 High House West


House, formerly kitchen or brewhouse, originally detached, to Sandhoe High House
(q.v.). C17, altered in C18. Coursed roughly-squared stone with cut quoins
and dressings; graduated Lakeland slate roof. South elevation 2 storeys, 1 bay.
Renewed doorway in raised stone surround on left; 12-pane sash window with C20
casement over, both in architraves. Roof hipped to left, ridge stack. Gabled
right return (visible from rear of Sandhoe High House) shows ground and 1st
floor windows, with C20 casements under round-arched heads with radial glazing
bars, in raised stone surrounds with imposts and keystones.

Interior: C17 fireplace with segmental chamfered arch. C20 pent outshut at
west end and attached block to north-east, altered in C20, are not of special

Detached kitchens are often recorded in C16 and C17 documentary sources (e.g.
in Newcastle) but very few examples survive.

Listing NGR: NY9691966355

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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