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Clifford's Fort South and East Wall Facing River

A Grade II* Listed Building in Tynemouth, North Tyneside

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0102 / 55°0'36"N

Longitude: -1.4329 / 1°25'58"W

OS Eastings: 436363

OS Northings: 568553

OS Grid: NZ363685

Mapcode National: GBR LBFH.KS

Mapcode Global: WHD4R.YBTF

Entry Name: Clifford's Fort South and East Wall Facing River

Listing Date: 19 February 1986

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1185263

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303383

Location: North Tyneside, NE30

County: North Tyneside

Electoral Ward/Division: Tynemouth

Built-Up Area: Tynemouth

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Tynemouth Priory Holy Saviour

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

TYNEMOUTH UNION ROAD (east side, off)
NZ 3668 NW and NZ 3668 SW
13/135 and 15/135 Clifford's Fort south and east
wall facing river.
G.V. II*
Fort wall. 1672. Sandstone ashlar. Tapered nosed wall with gun embrasures. Built
just before the outbreak of the Dutch War. Source: H.E. Craster History of
Northumberland, vol. VIII The Parish of Tynemouth, 1907. 182,200,276. Partly
obscured by later buildings; partly obscured by building work in progress at
time of survey. A scheduled ancient monument.


Listing NGR: NZ3636368553

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