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Tosson Tower, Whitton and Tosson

Description: Tosson Tower

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 21 October 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 236322

OS Grid Reference: NU0293100517
OS Grid Coordinates: 402931, 600516
Latitude/Longitude: 55.2987, -1.9554

Locality: Whitton and Tosson
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE65 7NW

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There is also a scheduled monument with a similar name, Great Tosson Tower House, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This is probably the same structure or related to it in some way.

Listing Text

NU 00 SW
3/83 Tosson Tower


Ruined towerhouse. C14. Squared facing stones, rubble core. All 4 walls
stand to c.20 ft. except for south- east corner which has fallen. Many facing
stones removed in C18.

Inner jamb and impost of later ground-floor doorway on south side. Ground-
floor window on west side has splayed inner reveals.

Interior: springing of ground-floor vault visible. On let floor a mural
chamber with well-dressed stone.


Listing NGR: NU0293100517

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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