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East Kyloe Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Kyloe, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.6513 / 55°39'4"N

Longitude: -1.9076 / 1°54'27"W

OS Eastings: 405910

OS Northings: 639754

OS Grid: NU059397

Mapcode National: GBR H333.S0

Mapcode Global: WH9Z5.N6TZ

Entry Name: East Kyloe Tower

Listing Date: 6 May 1952

Last Amended: 15 May 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1303192

English Heritage Legacy ID: 237770

Location: Kyloe, Northumberland, TD15

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Kyloe

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Lowick and Kyloe St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NU 03 NE KYLOE EAST KYLOE


7/62 East Kyloe tower
6/5/52 (formerly listed as
Kyloe Pele Tower)
II


Tower. Probably C14. Squared stone. Standing to c.15 ft., i.e. to top of
ground floor. South side stands c.1O ft. higher. c.36 ft. square. Slit window
on west side. Another slit window on east side now enlarged and part of much
later entrance. Original door blocked and covered by farmbuildings on south
side.

Interior: Walls 8 ft. thick. Tunnel vault with corbels for former flooring.
Deep splays to both slit windows.

Remains of newel stair, in thickness of wall in south-west corner, has small
pointed tunnel-vaulted antechamber and one doorway with truncated triangular
head; the other doorway has pointed arch.

Ancient Monument.


Listing NGR: NU0591039754

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