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Corner Tower, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: Corner Tower

Grade: I
Date Listed: 17 December 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 304467

OS Grid Reference: NZ2530764148
OS Grid Coordinates: 425307, 564148
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9713, -1.6062

Location: 5 A186, Byker, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 2AS

Locality: Newcastle upon Tyne
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Country: England
Postcode: NE1 2AS

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There is also a scheduled monument with a similar name, Newcastle Upon Tyne Town Defences: Section of Curtain Wall Containing Corner Tower, 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

(south side)

21/162 Corner Tower

G.V. I

Internal turret of Town Wall. Medieval. Large blocks of coursed and squared
sandstone. 2 turrets at right-angles, indicating change in direction of wall
to include Pandon, with buttress on south. Source: E. Tullet 'An Excavation
at the Corner Tower, Newcastle upon Tyne.' Archaeologia Aeliana 5, vol. VII,

Listing NGR: NZ2530764148

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Source: English Heritage

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