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The 'Tannery', to South East of High Shield House

A Grade II Listed Building in Hexham, Northumberland

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Latitude: 54.9611 / 54°57'40"N

Longitude: -2.1029 / 2°6'10"W

OS Eastings: 393507

OS Northings: 562948

OS Grid: NY935629

Mapcode National: GBR FCR2.JC

Mapcode Global: WHB2C.NKTL

Plus Code: 9C6VXV6W+FR

Entry Name: The 'Tannery', to South East of High Shield House

Listing Date: 18 May 1976

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042618

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239072

Location: Hexham, Northumberland, NE46

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Hexham

Built-Up Area: Hexham

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Hexham

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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5334 The 'Tannery', to
south-east of High
Shield House
NY 96 SW 3/105B


Circa 1770. More probably connected with Fullers' Earth then tanning, although
built by William Bell, a prominent leather merchant in Hexham. 2 storeys,
5 or 6 bays, undergoing conversion. Rubble with quoins and wooden lintels.
Original pantiles to south-west. Much brick patching of rubble walls, and
tumbled brick in verges. 1 storey lean-to to north with Westmoreland slate
roof. I storey hipped extension to south-west.

Listing NGR: NY9350762948

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