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Latitude: 55.5172 / 55°31'1"N
Longitude: -1.6207 / 1°37'14"W
OS Eastings: 424051
OS Northings: 624887
OS Grid: NU240248
Mapcode National: GBR K43N.X2
Mapcode Global: WHC11.2LJB
Entry Name: Watch House Enclosure Wall with Attached Outbuildings
Listing Date: 1 September 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1154523
English Heritage Legacy ID: 237078
Location: Newton-by-the-Sea, Northumberland, NE66
Civil Parish: Newton-by-the-Sea
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Embleton Holy Trinity
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
NU 22 SW NEWTON-BY-THE-SEA LOW NEWTON-BY-THE-SEA
3/187 Watch House:
Enclosure wall with
Wall and outbuildings, second quarter of C19. Rubble; outbuildings have Welsh
slate roofs. Whinstone rubble with cut dressings; outbuilding roofs Welsh
slate. Semi-octagonal plan. Enclosure wall with gabled coping over 2 metres
high externally but 1.2 metres internally. Pent outbuilding with boarded
doors in western (landward) angles; narrow gateway in centre of west side.
The height of the wall and artificially-raised ground level within, together
with the narrow single entrance, suggests that the enclosure was constructed
with an eye to defence.
Listing NGR: NU2405124887
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