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Clifford's Fort West and South West Wall, North Shields

Description: Clifford's Fort West and South West Wall

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 19 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 303384

OS Grid Reference: NZ3628868461
OS Grid Coordinates: 436288, 568461
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0094, -1.4341

Location: Union Quay, North Tyneside NE30 1HJ

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

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Listing Text

TYNEMOUTH UNION ROAD (east side, off)
NZ 3668 SW
15/136 Clifford's Fort west and
south west wall.
G.V. II*
Fort wall, 1672. Sandstone ashlar and brick. Tapered nosed wall; brick upper
courses with bricked-up musket holes. Partly obscured by later buildings.
Source: H.E. Craster History of Northumberland vol. VIII 1907; 182,200, 276.
Partly demolished by building work south of Trinity House almshouses in progress
at time of survey. A scheduled ancient monument.

Listing NGR: NZ3628768461

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Source: English Heritage

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