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Description: High House West
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
SANDHOE SANDHOE VILLAGE
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
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Source: English Heritage
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