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Tower at Haggerston Castle

A Grade II Listed Building in Haggerston, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.6869 / 55°41'12"N

Longitude: -1.9349 / 1°56'5"W

OS Eastings: 404193

OS Northings: 643714

OS Grid: NU041437

Mapcode National: GBR G2XP.X7

Mapcode Global: WH9YZ.7BW6

Entry Name: Tower at Haggerston Castle

Listing Date: 22 December 1969

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1154644

English Heritage Legacy ID: 237894

Location: Ancroft, Northumberland, TD15

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Ancroft

Built-Up Area: Haggerston

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Ancroft St Anne

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

ANCROFT HAGGERSTON
NU 04 SW
10/41 Tower at
22/12/69 Haggerston Castle

GV II

Tower (along with the Rotunda, q.v.) forms the remains of a house rebuilt
1893-7 by R. Norman Shaw for Thomas Leyland. The rest of the house was
demolished in 1933. Ashlar. Very tall and slender L-plan tower. Round-
headed ground-floor doorway on north side. The main tower has an elongated
canted oriel on each side at the top, and moulded battlements.

Slightly higher stair tower of 12 storeys has small windows with chamfered
surrounds. Brick-vaulted basement. The tower was both a water tower and a
belvedere.

R. Norman Shaw : Andrew Saint : 1976.


Listing NGR: NU0419343714

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