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Gunner Tower

A Grade I Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9694 / 54°58'9"N

Longitude: -1.6182 / 1°37'5"W

OS Eastings: 424541

OS Northings: 563932

OS Grid: NZ245639

Mapcode National: GBR SNL.X2

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.3CQ7

Plus Code: 9C6WX99J+QP

Entry Name: Gunner Tower

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1260201

English Heritage Legacy ID: 441466

Also known as: Newcastle upon Tyne town defences: Gunner Tower

ID on this website: 101260201

Location: Newcastle Helix, Newcastle upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear, NE1

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Newcastle St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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(west side)
23/629 Gunner Tower
G.V. I
Town wall tower. Late C13/early C14. Coursed squared sandstone with ashlar
dressings. Semi-circular plan. 7 courses high, with double chamfer; modern
chamfered coping. Scheduled ancient monument.

Listing NGR: NZ2454163932

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