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The Old Watch Tower and Attached Walls, in Grounds of the Grange, Alnmouth

Description: The Old Watch Tower and Attached Walls, in Grounds of the Grange

Grade: II
Date Listed: 1 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 236920

OS Grid Reference: NU2455210515
OS Grid Coordinates: 424552, 610515
Latitude/Longitude: 55.3880, -1.6140

Locality: Alnmouth
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE66 2RA

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Listing Text

(West side, off)

20/29 The Old Watch Tower
and attached walls,
in grounds of
The Grange

Former harbourmaster's office, with attached walls. Probably earlier C18.
Brick in irregular stretcher bond except for external faces of walls and lower
courses of external walls of office, which are large squared stone; walls have
flat slab coping. Welsh slate roof. Office is a 2-storey square building.
Front shows 2 round arches, with C20 glazing, below a renewed 16-pane sash
window with a soldier lintel; pyramidal roof with restored griffin weathervane.
Left return shows similar window. Right return shows restored stone stair to
renewed door under soldier lintel. Attached wall to south 1.5 metres high
with gabled coping. Longer attached wall to east 5 metres high with flat
coping and slightly-higher centre section.

Listing NGR: NU2455210515

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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