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Latitude: 54.9917 / 54°59'30"N
Longitude: -2.0494 / 2°2'57"W
OS Eastings: 396934
OS Northings: 566346
OS Grid: NY969663
Mapcode National: GBR GB4Q.3D
Mapcode Global: WHB26.HS9N
Entry Name: Sandhoe High House
Listing Date: 15 April 1969
Last Amended: 24 May 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1302799
English Heritage Legacy ID: 240073
Location: Sandhoe, Northumberland, NE46
Civil Parish: Sandhoe
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: St John Lee
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
SANDHOE SANDHOE VILLAGE
NY 96 NE (North side)
5/314 Sandhoe High House
15.4.69 (previously listed as
House. C17, remodelled and extended to east c.1740, bow and rear outshut later
C18. Coursed roughly-squared stone with cut quoins and dressings; graduated
Lakeland slate roofs. 2 storeys, 6 bays; 4th bay slightly projecting with full-
height semicircular 3-window bow. 1st floor sill string to bow and bays to
right. To left of bow, 2 steps up to altered 6-panel door in bolection-moulded
surround, with flanking- and over-lights framed by re-set C18 dressings; broken
scrolled pediment with central finial re-set above overlight. To right of bow
a 6-panel door in C19 moulded surround. 12-pane sash windows with heavy glazing
bars, except for 15-pane sashes on ground floor of bow (sills lowered in C19).
All windows in architraves; 1st floor centre window in bow has pedimented hood
on consoles. Traces of earlier windows in left bays. Roof hipped to right;
coped left gable with moulded kneelers and rendered stack; stepped ridge stack
with conjoined shafts and modillion cornice.
Left return shows 12-pane sash window in raised stone surround, and shortened
9-pane attic sash in stone surround; blocked central slits to lower floors.
Outshut to left has 4-pane casements in architraves. Similar window on far
left, in blocked chamfered door surround in narrow link to High House West (q.v.).
Rear elevation shows projecting stair wing with 12-pane sash window in raised
stone surround on left return.
Interior: Contemporary plaster cornices and fireplaces, with early C19 grates
and ironwork, throughout. Fielded-panelled doors with old hinges. Panelled
shutters. Open-well cut-string stair with stick balusters, moulded newels and
ramped moulded handrail; contemporary servants' stair in adjacent outshut.
Roof trusses with 2 collars, 2 levels of purlins and ridge. Steeply-pitched
roofline of C17 house, probably thatched, visible on west side of central stack.
Walls of C17 part 0.80 - 1.00 metre thick.
Listing NGR: NY9693466346
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