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Description: Tower at Haggerston Castle
Date Listed: 22 December 1969
English Heritage Building ID: 237894
OS Grid Reference: NU0419343714
OS Grid Coordinates: 404193, 643714
Latitude/Longitude: 55.6869, -1.9349
NU 04 SW
10/41 Tower at
22/12/69 Haggerston Castle
Tower (along with the Rotunda, q.v.) forms the remains of a house rebuilt
1893-7 by R. Norman Shaw for Thomas Leyland. The rest of the house was
demolished in 1933. Ashlar. Very tall and slender L-plan tower. Round-
headed ground-floor doorway on north side. The main tower has an elongated
canted oriel on each side at the top, and moulded battlements.
Slightly higher stair tower of 12 storeys has small windows with chamfered
surrounds. Brick-vaulted basement. The tower was both a water tower and a
R. Norman Shaw : Andrew Saint : 1976.
Listing NGR: NU0419343714
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Source: English Heritage
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