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Town Wall, with Morden, Heber and Ever Towers

A Grade I Listed Building in Newcastle upon Tyne, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.9725 / 54°58'21"N

Longitude: -1.6203 / 1°37'13"W

OS Eastings: 424400

OS Northings: 564280

OS Grid: NZ244642

Mapcode National: GBR SN9.48

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.28PT

Entry Name: Town Wall, with Morden, Heber and Ever Towers

Listing Date: 17 December 1971

Last Amended: 30 March 1987

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355301

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304883

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 Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 2464 SW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE STOWELL STREET
(west side off)
19/535
17.12.71 Town Wall, with Morden,
Heber and Ever Towers.
(Formerly listed as
City Wall)
GV I
Town wall and towers. Late C13. Large sandstone blocks; Morden tower partly brick
with ashlar dressings and Welsh slate roof. High wall, some sections with walk and
steeply-coped parapet; corbelled turrets at intervals; blocked postern door
formerly allowed Dominicans access to their land outside the wall. Ever Tower at
north largely demolished 1908-10, but lower courses show deep splays to window slits;
granted to Company of Paviors, Colliers and Carriers in C19. Towers semi-circular.
Morden tower partly rebuilt c.1700 by Company of Glaziers, Plumbers and Pewterers:
2 storeys, 2 windows; architraves to central door and 2 first-floor cross windows
with moulded sills; stone corbels support first floor which has quoins and cornice
with ashlar-coped parapet. Hipped roof. Eroded first-floor panel records alterations.
Heber Tower has C20 grilles over 2-centred-arched doorway and square opening above;
restored 1770-71 by Company of Armourers, Curriers and Feltmakers. A scheduled
ancient monument.


Listing NGR: NZ2440064280

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