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HIGH SHIELD HOUSE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: HIGH SHIELD HOUSE

List entry Number: 1203721

Location

HIGH SHIELD HOUSE, DIPTON MILL ROAD

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:

District: Northumberland

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: Hexham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 02-Oct-1951

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 239071

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List entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

DIPTON MILL ROAD 1. 5334 High Shield House

NY 96 SW 3/105 2.10.51.

II*

2. Dated 1770 on earlier site. 3 storeys. 3 windows. Rubble with quoins etc, brick quoins to right. Tiled roof with tumbled brick in verges. 2 brick ridge chimneys. Glazing bar sash windows except 2nd floor which has 2 blank windows flanking central shuttered window. Central pedimented doorcase with 6 panel door. Tablet reads: "W.B." [William Bell] "1770". Gabled extension to left. 2 storeys, 1 casement window. Lower 2 storey C17 wing to right (formerly 3 cottages). Buck dressings to south; small casement windows, former doors blocked and made into windows. Converted and modernized. Rear of main house: 3 storeys and 3 windows. Casements on 2nd floor and at sides of 1st floor, the others glazing bar sashes. Large tripartite windows at sides on 1st and ground floors.

Listing NGR: NY9349362989

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National Grid Reference: NY 93493 62989

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