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Tower at Haggerston Castle, Ancroft

Description: Tower at Haggerston Castle

Grade: II
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

Location: Ancroft, Northumberland TD15 2NZ

Locality: Ancroft
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: TD15 2NZ

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Listing Text

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

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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