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Vicarage Tower, Ponteland

Description: Vicarage Tower

Grade: II
Date Listed: 27 August 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 238814

OS Grid Reference: NZ1647572838
OS Grid Coordinates: 416475, 572838
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0498, -1.7437

Location: A696, Ponteland, Northumberland NE20 9NH

Locality: Ponteland
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE20 9NH

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Listing Text

NZ 1672
(North side)
27/323 Vicarage Tower


Tower house. Said to be C14, but existing remains appear C16 or early C17.
Random rubble patched with brick. 3 storeys. c.24 x 20 ft. in plan.

On south side 3 large openings with C20 lintels.

On west side a blocked C16 door with chamfered surround; also a roof groove and
holes for roof timbers of former adjoining wing. One chamfered jamb of the
doorway into this wing also survives with harr post and drawbar slot. Blocked
door on 1st floor has part of early-medieval grave cover with Celtic cross,
used as jamb stone. Two C16 windows with chamfered surrounds. Roof groove
of former attached wing.

A controlled ruin at time of survey.

Listing NGR: NZ1647572838

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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