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Town Wall with Durham Tower

A Grade I Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9712 / 54°58'16"N

Longitude: -1.6206 / 1°37'14"W

OS Eastings: 424382

OS Northings: 564126

OS Grid: NZ243641

Mapcode National: GBR SN7.RP

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.29JW

Entry Name: Town Wall with Durham Tower

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1186222

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304391

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate

Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Newcastle St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 2464 SW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE BATH LANE (east side)

19/88 Town Wall with Durham Tower.
(Formerly listed as City Wall)

G.V. I


Town wall and tower. Late C13. Large sandstone blocks. High wall, part with
walk and steeply-coped papapet; corbelled to turrets. Durham Tower: semi-
circular external wall facing Bath Lane has thin stone lintel to entrance in
north side; 2 slits on west and south; large corbels, some damaged, at top.
Interior shows ribbed barrel vault. Scheduled Ancient Monument.


Listing NGR: NZ2438264126

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