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Corner Tower

A Grade I Listed Building in Ouseburn, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9713 / 54°58'16"N

Longitude: -1.6062 / 1°36'22"W

OS Eastings: 425307

OS Northings: 564148

OS Grid: NZ253641

Mapcode National: GBR SQB.DM

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.99DR

Entry Name: Corner Tower

Listing Date: 17 December 1971

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1024903

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304467

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Metropolitan District Ward: Ouseburn

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Newcastle Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 2564 SW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE CITY ROAD
(south side)

21/162 Corner Tower
17/12/71

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,
179-190.


Listing NGR: NZ2530764148

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