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Sallyport or Wall Knoll Tower

A Grade I Listed Building in Ouseburn, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9713 / 54°58'16"N

Longitude: -1.6036 / 1°36'12"W

OS Eastings: 425474

OS Northings: 564149

OS Grid: NZ254641

Mapcode National: GBR SQQ.6Y

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.B9MR

Entry Name: Sallyport or Wall Knoll Tower

Listing Date: 17 December 1971

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1121526

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304897

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: Ouseburn

Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Newcastle Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

(east side)
21/549 Sallyport or Wall knoll
17.12.71 Tower
Lesser gateway in Town Wall; Company of Ship's Carpenter's meeting hall above.
C14 Town wall; 1716 meeting hall. Coursed squared sandstone wall; sandstone ashlar
hall with pantiled roof. 2 storeys, 2 bays. Wall has central round stone arch
containing studded double doors with large hinges. Room above has 2 round-headed
sashes with glazing bars in panels with voussoirs and keys continuous with channelled
rustication. Top cornice breaks forward over end and central pilasters. Root has 4
square corner turrets with pyramidal stone roofs and ball finials. Left return has
steps up to door and fanlight with glazing bars; low-relief ship's hull in panel

Listing NGR: NZ2547464148

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