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Clifford's Fort South and East Wall Facing River, North Shields

Description: Clifford's Fort South and East Wall Facing River

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 19 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 303383

OS Grid Reference: NZ3636368553
OS Grid Coordinates: 436363, 568553
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0102, -1.4329

Location: Clifford Street, North Tyneside NE30 1HB

Locality: North Shields
County: North Tyneside
Country: England
Postcode: NE30 1HB

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There is also a scheduled monument with a similar name, Clifford's Fort, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This is probably the same structure or related to it in some way.

Listing Text

TYNEMOUTH UNION ROAD (east side, off)
NZ 3668 NW and NZ 3668 SW
13/135 and 15/135 Clifford's Fort south and east
wall facing river.
G.V. II*
Fort wall. 1672. Sandstone ashlar. Tapered nosed wall with gun embrasures. Built
just before the outbreak of the Dutch War. Source: H.E. Craster History of
Northumberland, vol. VIII The Parish of Tynemouth, 1907. 182,200,276. Partly
obscured by later buildings; partly obscured by building work in progress at
time of survey. A scheduled ancient monument.

Listing NGR: NZ3636368553

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Source: English Heritage

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