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Sallyport or Wall Knoll Tower, Newcastle upon Tyne

Description: Sallyport or Wall Knoll Tower

Grade: I
Date Listed: 17 December 1971
English Heritage Building ID: 304897

OS Grid Reference: NZ2547464148
OS Grid Coordinates: 425474, 564148
Latitude/Longitude: 54.9713, -1.6036

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

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There is also a scheduled monument with a similar name, Newcastle Upon Tyne Town Defences: Section of Curtain Wall Including Sallyport or Wall Knoll 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

(east side)
21/549 Sallyport or Wall knoll
17.12.71 Tower
Lesser gateway in Town Wall; Company of Ship's Carpenter's meeting hall above.
C14 Town wall; 1716 meeting hall. Coursed squared sandstone wall; sandstone ashlar
hall with pantiled roof. 2 storeys, 2 bays. Wall has central round stone arch
containing studded double doors with large hinges. Room above has 2 round-headed
sashes with glazing bars in panels with voussoirs and keys continuous with channelled
rustication. Top cornice breaks forward over end and central pilasters. Root has 4
square corner turrets with pyramidal stone roofs and ball finials. Left return has
steps up to door and fanlight with glazing bars; low-relief ship's hull in panel

Listing NGR: NZ2547464148

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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