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Hepple Tower

A Grade II* Listed Building in Hepple, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.3 / 55°17'59"N

Longitude: -2.0227 / 2°1'21"W

OS Eastings: 398658

OS Northings: 600652

OS Grid: NT986006

Mapcode National: GBR G794.WX

Mapcode Global: WHB0V.X10S

Entry Name: Hepple Tower

Listing Date: 21 October 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371440

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236269

Location: Hepple, Northumberland, NE65

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Hepple

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

HEPPLE B 6341
NY 90 SE
(South side)
2/29 Hepple Tower
21.10.53
GV II*

Tower. C14. Squared stone. Ruined. South wall stands to c.40 ft. Lower
part of stair projection to right was originally in centre of south wall but
east side has now collapsed.
Left return (west side) also stands to c.40 ft. Doorway on ground floor was
originally a window. Lintel of window on lst floor has stump of mullion and
holes for iron bars.
Rear (north) side stands to c.40 ft; the east side of it has collapsed.
East wall collapsed.
Interior: Walls c.8ft thick. Most of tunnel vault remains. Corbels below
vault formerly supported a loft. Round-headed, broadly-splayed, rere arch of
west window; above the inside of the window a chamfered string course.


Listing NGR: NT9865800652

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