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Description: Town Wall North of the Close and Breakneck Stairs
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304497
OS Grid Reference: NZ2486763633
OS Grid Coordinates: 424867, 563633
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9667, -1.6131
There is also a scheduled monument, Newcastle Upon Tyne Town Defences: Section of Curtain Wall Including Closegate and Water Tower, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.
NZ 2463 NE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE THE CLOSE (north side)
23/625 Town wall north of the
Close and Breakneck stairs.
Town wall. Late C13/early C14. Coursed squared sandstone; lower courses rubble.
Remains of wall to a height of about 3 metres extending northwards up a steep
hill. Flight of steps alongside. A scheduled ancient monument.
Listing NGR: NZ2486763633
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Source: English Heritage
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