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Tosson Tower

A Grade II* Listed Building in Whitton and Tosson, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.2988 / 55°17'55"N

Longitude: -1.9554 / 1°57'19"W

OS Eastings: 402931

OS Northings: 600517

OS Grid: NU029005

Mapcode National: GBR G7S5.GC

Mapcode Global: WHB0W.Y21Q

Entry Name: Tosson Tower

Listing Date: 21 October 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371067

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236322

Location: Whitton and Tosson, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Whitton and Tosson

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Upper Coquetdale

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NU 00 SW

Tosson Tower


Ruined towerhouse. C14. Squared facing stones, rubble core. All 4 walls
stand to c.20 ft. except for south- east corner which has fallen. Many facing
stones removed in C18.

Inner jamb and impost of later ground-floor doorway on south side. Ground-
floor window on west side has splayed inner reveals.

Interior: springing of ground-floor vault visible. On let floor a mural
chamber with well-dressed stone.


Listing NGR: NU0293100517

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