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Thornton Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Newbrough, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.0097 / 55°0'34"N

Longitude: -2.1978 / 2°11'52"W

OS Eastings: 387444

OS Northings: 568363

OS Grid: NY874683

Mapcode National: GBR FB2H.ZZ

Mapcode Global: WHB24.6BNV

Plus Code: 9C7V2R52+VV

Entry Name: Thornton Tower

Listing Date: 20 October 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1045021

English Heritage Legacy ID: 239364

Location: Newbrough, Northumberland, NE47

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Newbrough

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Warden

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NY 86 NE

Thornton Tower


Towerhouse, late medieval. A section of the external face of the west wall of
massive squared stones is visible from within the adjacent barn, the remainder
of the ruin is largely rubble wall core. Rectangular plan, incorporated at the
north east corner of a group of C19 farm buildings. Ground floor walls only
with remains of loop window on the east, except for a higher fragment of the
west wall forming part of the end wall of the adjacent barn. Interior obscured
by rubble and rubbish.

Listing NGR: NY8744468363

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

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