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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
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
NZ 2463 NE NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE THE CLOSE (north side)
23/625 Town wall north of the
Close and Breakneck stairs.
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
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