Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1302799

Date first listed: 15-Apr-1969

Date of most recent amendment: 24-May-1988

Statutory Address: SANDHOE HIGH HOUSE


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Statutory Address: SANDHOE HIGH HOUSE

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

District: Northumberland (Unitary Authority)

Parish: Sandhoe

National Grid Reference: NY 96934 66346


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


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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Legacy System number: 240073

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