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Garden and Yard Walls West of Witton Shields Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Netherwitton, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.2078 / 55°12'28"N

Longitude: -1.8076 / 1°48'27"W

OS Eastings: 412340

OS Northings: 590409

OS Grid: NZ123904

Mapcode National: GBR H8T6.GY

Mapcode Global: WHC2H.6CHH

Entry Name: Garden and Yard Walls West of Witton Shields Tower

Listing Date: 30 January 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1154042

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238388

Location: Netherwitton, Northumberland, NE61

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Netherwitton

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Longhorsley St Helen

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NETHERWITTON WITTON SHIELDS
NZ 19 SW NZ 124904
5/155 Garden and yard walls
west of Witton Shields
Tower
GV II
Remains of former louse, now garden and yard walls, perhaps medieval. Roughly-
shaped large blocks with irregular quoins. The remains comprise the west and
north walls of a north-south building with a large stack at the north end and
a later addition beyond, generally surviving to a height of 1.5 - 2 metres.
Slopstone in the west wall; various blocked openings. The unusual positioning
of the doorway, now blocked, in the west end of Witton Shields Tower (q.v.)
appears to align with a doorway in the remaining stub of the east wall at the
ruined house, suggesting that the latter is of C16 or earlier date.


Listing NGR: NZ1234090409

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