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High Shield House

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hexham, Northumberland

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Latitude: 54.9615 / 54°57'41"N

Longitude: -2.1031 / 2°6'11"W

OS Eastings: 393493

OS Northings: 562989

OS Grid: NY934629

Mapcode National: GBR FCR2.G7

Mapcode Global: WHB2C.NKQ9

Plus Code: 9C6VXV6W+HP

Entry Name: High Shield House

Listing Date: 2 October 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1203721

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239071

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 High Shield House

NY 96 SW 3/105 2.10.51.


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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