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Town Wall, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: Town Wall

Grade: I
Date Listed: 30 March 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 304559

OS Grid Reference: NZ2483263741
OS Grid Coordinates: 424832, 563741
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9677, -1.6136

Location: Orchard Street, Newcastle Upon Tyne NE1 3AZ

Locality: Newcastle upon Tyne
County: Newcastle upon Tyne
Country: England
Postcode: NE1 3AZ

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There is also a scheduled monument, Newcastle Upon Tyne Town Defences: Section of Curtain Wall and Town Ditch Between Forth Street and Hanover Street, 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.

Listing Text

(south side)
23/628 Town Wall
G.V. I
Town wall. Late C13/early C14. Coursed squared sandstone. Almost full-height
section of wall extending southwards from Forth Street; partly obscured by
buildings of former Federation Brewery. Scheduled ancient monument.

Listing NGR: NZ2483263741

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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