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Parson's Tower, Ford

Description: Parson's Tower

Grade: II
Date Listed: 10 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 238069

OS Grid Reference: NT9438837422
OS Grid Coordinates: 394388, 637422
Latitude/Longitude: 55.6303, -2.0907

Locality: Ford
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: TD15 2QG

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Listing Text

NT 9437
17/102 Parson's Tower

Ruined tower, probably a 'Vicar's Pele'. Medieval. Squared stone. Ground-
floor entry on south side has been enlarged. Chamfered offset at about 6 ft.
above ground. Walls stand to c.12 ft.

On east side shallow segmental arch to remains of mural stair.

Interior: walls c.7 feet thick. Segmental tunnel-vaulted ground floor.

Northumberland County History: Vol. XI.

Listing NGR: NT9438837422

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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