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Sandhoe High House

A Grade II Listed Building in Sandhoe, Northumberland

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1302799

English Heritage Legacy ID: 240073

Location: Sandhoe, Northumberland, NE46

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Sandhoe

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: St John Lee

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

SANDHOE SANDHOE VILLAGE
NY 96 NE (North side)

5/314 Sandhoe High House
15.4.69 (previously listed as
High House)

GV II

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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