Description: Watch House Enclosure Wall with Attached Outbuildings
Date Listed: 1 September 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 237078
OS Grid Reference: NU2405124887
OS Grid Coordinates: 424051, 624887
Latitude/Longitude: 55.5172, -1.6207
NU 22 SW NEWTON-BY-THE-SEA LOW NEWTON-BY-THE-SEA
3/187 Watch House:
Enclosure wall with
Wall and outbuildings, second quarter of C19. Rubble; outbuildings have Welsh
slate roofs. Whinstone rubble with cut dressings; outbuilding roofs Welsh
slate. Semi-octagonal plan. Enclosure wall with gabled coping over 2 metres
high externally but 1.2 metres internally. Pent outbuilding with boarded
doors in western (landward) angles; narrow gateway in centre of west side.
The height of the wall and artificially-raised ground level within, together
with the narrow single entrance, suggests that the enclosure was constructed
with an eye to defence.
Listing NGR: NU2405124887
Source: English Heritage
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