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Tower and Roadside Wall to West of Houndhill Farmhouse, Barnsley

Description: Tower and Roadside Wall to West of Houndhill Farmhouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 11 November 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 333959

OS Grid Reference: SE3366704143
OS Grid Coordinates: 433667, 404143
Latitude/Longitude: 53.5329, -1.4935

Location: Hound Hill Lane, Barnsley S70 6TU

Locality: Barnsley
County: Barnsley
Country: England
Postcode: S70 6TU

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Listing Text

SE30SW (south side)

Tower and roadside wall
to west of Houndhill
11.11.66 farmhouse (part of item
formerly listed as Tower
in garden of Hound Hill
Boundary wall with tower. c1640-44 for Richard Elmhirst. Rubble sandstone.
Wall surmounting roadside bank with circular stone tower at north end. Wall
has triangular copings which rise over a blocked quoined doorway. Tower has
doorway facing Houndhill farmhouse (q.v.) with chamfered quoins and curved lintel.
4 small openings beneath coped parapet.

Interior of tower: narrow stone steps to raised platform behind parapet. Civil
war fortification to protect Royalist garrison at Houndhill.

Listing NGR: SE3366704143

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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