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Town Wall North of the Close and Breakneck Stairs

A Grade I Listed Building in Westgate, Newcastle upon Tyne

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Latitude: 54.9667 / 54°58'0"N

Longitude: -1.6131 / 1°36'47"W

OS Eastings: 424867

OS Northings: 563633

OS Grid: NZ248636

Mapcode National: GBR SPB.5L

Mapcode Global: WHC3R.6F39

Entry Name: Town Wall North of the Close and Breakneck Stairs

Listing Date: 30 March 1987

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1320260

English Heritage Legacy ID: 304497

Location: Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1

County: Newcastle upon Tyne

Electoral Ward/Division: Westgate

Built-Up Area: Newcastle upon Tyne

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: St Nicholas Newcastle-upon-Tyne

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text


23/625 Town wall north of the
Close and Breakneck stairs.

G.V. I

Town wall. Late C13/early C14. Coursed squared sandstone; lower courses rubble.
Remains of wall to a height of about 3 metres extending northwards up a steep
hill. Flight of steps alongside. A scheduled ancient monument.

Listing NGR: NZ2486763633

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

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