Two deteriorated brownstone gablets
(ornamental gables) will be disassembled and recreated in cast stone.
The sandstone exterior is described by Gosforth-based author Lynn Pearson in The Northumbrian Pub: An Architectural History as "reminiscent of a small-scale baroque town hall, with its balcony and decorative finials and gablets
Built in the late 19th century in Queen Anne style, with half-timber gablets
and tall chimneys, Sandhill House is believed to be one of the earlier Southwood Mansions and retains many original features including extensive wood panelling and parquet flooring.