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Hepple Tower, Hepple

Description: Hepple Tower

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 21 October 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 236269

OS Grid Reference: NT9865800652
OS Grid Coordinates: 398658, 600652
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3000, -2.0227

Locality: Hepple
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE65 7LQ

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This building is also a scheduled monument.

Listing Text

NY 90 SE
(South side)
2/29 Hepple Tower

Tower. C14. Squared stone. Ruined. South wall stands to c.40 ft. Lower
part of stair projection to right was originally in centre of south wall but
east side has now collapsed.
Left return (west side) also stands to c.40 ft. Doorway on ground floor was
originally a window. Lintel of window on lst floor has stump of mullion and
holes for iron bars.
Rear (north) side stands to c.40 ft; the east side of it has collapsed.
East wall collapsed.
Interior: Walls c.8ft thick. Most of tunnel vault remains. Corbels below
vault formerly supported a loft. Round-headed, broadly-splayed, rere arch of
west window; above the inside of the window a chamfered string course.

Listing NGR: NT9865800652

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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