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Tower Adjacent to Eastern House

A Grade II Listed Building in Hartburn, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.1651 / 55°9'54"N

Longitude: -1.8388 / 1°50'19"W

OS Eastings: 410367

OS Northings: 585651

OS Grid: NZ103856

Mapcode National: GBR H8LQ.P8

Mapcode Global: WHC2N.QFLQ

Entry Name: Tower Adjacent to Eastern House

Listing Date: 30 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042087

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238294

Location: Hartburn, Northumberland, NE61

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Hartburn

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Hartburn with Meldon

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

HARTBURN TEMPLE THORNTON
NZ 1085
20/57 Tower adjacent to
eastern house
II
Tower, former dovecote. Early C19. Squared stone with dressings; slate roof.
Gothick style. 2 tall stages divided by band. Various windows in raised stone
surrounds; upper window on east 2-light with pointed heads and column mullion.
Two tiers of pigeon holes, now boarded over, above band; projecting parapet
on moulded corbels.

The tower folly/dovecote is loosely modelled on that of Hartburn parish church
(q.v.).


Listing NGR: NZ1036785651

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