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Vicarage Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Ponteland, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.0498 / 55°2'59"N

Longitude: -1.7437 / 1°44'37"W

OS Eastings: 416475

OS Northings: 572838

OS Grid: NZ164728

Mapcode National: GBR JB81.9L

Mapcode Global: WHC39.5BYM

Plus Code: 9C7W27X4+WG

Entry Name: Vicarage Tower

Listing Date: 27 August 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1042721

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238814

Location: Ponteland, Northumberland, NE20

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Ponteland

Built-Up Area: Ponteland

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Ponteland St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NZ 1672
(North side)
27/323 Vicarage Tower


Tower house. Said to be C14, but existing remains appear C16 or early C17.
Random rubble patched with brick. 3 storeys. c.24 x 20 ft. in plan.

On south side 3 large openings with C20 lintels.

On west side a blocked C16 door with chamfered surround; also a roof groove and
holes for roof timbers of former adjoining wing. One chamfered jamb of the
doorway into this wing also survives with harr post and drawbar slot. Blocked
door on 1st floor has part of early-medieval grave cover with Celtic cross,
used as jamb stone. Two C16 windows with chamfered surrounds. Roof groove
of former attached wing.

A controlled ruin at time of survey.

Listing NGR: NZ1647572838

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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