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Latitude: 55.6869 / 55°41'12"N
Longitude: -1.9349 / 1°56'5"W
OS Eastings: 404193
OS Northings: 643714
OS Grid: NU041437
Mapcode National: GBR G2XP.X7
Mapcode Global: WH9YZ.7BW6
Entry Name: Tower at Haggerston Castle
Listing Date: 22 December 1969
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1154644
English Heritage Legacy ID: 237894
Location: Ancroft, Northumberland, TD15
Civil Parish: Ancroft
Built-Up Area: Haggerston
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Ancroft St Anne
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
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10/41 Tower at
22/12/69 Haggerston Castle
Tower (along with the Rotunda, q.v.) forms the remains of a house rebuilt
1893-7 by R. Norman Shaw for Thomas Leyland. The rest of the house was
demolished in 1933. Ashlar. Very tall and slender L-plan tower. Round-
headed ground-floor doorway on north side. The main tower has an elongated
canted oriel on each side at the top, and moulded battlements.
Slightly higher stair tower of 12 storeys has small windows with chamfered
surrounds. Brick-vaulted basement. The tower was both a water tower and a
R. Norman Shaw : Andrew Saint : 1976.
Listing NGR: NU0419343714
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