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Screen and Garden Walls to North West of Craster Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Craster, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.4696 / 55°28'10"N

Longitude: -1.6046 / 1°36'16"W

OS Eastings: 425093

OS Northings: 619600

OS Grid: NU250196

Mapcode National: GBR K576.D3

Mapcode Global: WHC17.BS49

Entry Name: Screen and Garden Walls to North West of Craster Tower

Listing Date: 1 September 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1153352

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236933

Location: Craster, Northumberland, NE66

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Craster

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Embleton Holy Trinity

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NU 21 NE CRASTER CRASTER TOWER

6/42 Screen and garden
walls to north-west
of Craster Tower
GV II

Screen and garden walls. Late C18. Whinstone; east wall rubble with squared
stone upper part, north wall snecked rubble; cut sandstone dressings. L-plan,
enclosing garden on north and east; east wall joins north-west corner of tower
(q.v.).

East wall is a stepped screen wall; south end, with full-height stepped
buttress on west, is almost as tall as tower. Midway along is an opening with
bell. 4-metre high north wall has boarded door in pointed arch at east end;
at west end is a short return to north containing similar door with foliate
hinges, joining south-west corner of south range of stables. Embattled coping
throughout.

Listing NGR: NU2509319600

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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