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Thornton Tower, Newbrough

Description: Thornton Tower

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 October 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 239364

OS Grid Reference: NY8744468363
OS Grid Coordinates: 387444, 568362
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0097, -2.1978

Location: Newbrough, Northumberland NE47 5AN

Locality: Newbrough
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE47 5AN

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Listing Text


6/89 Thornton Tower

Towerhouse, late medieval. A section of the external face of the west wall of
massive squared stones is visible from within the adjacent barn, the remainder
of the ruin is largely rubble wall core. Rectangular plan, incorporated at the
north east corner of a group of C19 farm buildings. Ground floor walls only
with remains of loop window on the east, except for a higher fragment of the
west wall forming part of the end wall of the adjacent barn. Interior obscured
by rubble and rubbish.

Listing NGR: NY8744468363

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Source: English Heritage

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