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Parson's Tower

A Grade II Listed Building in Ford, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.6303 / 55°37'49"N

Longitude: -2.0907 / 2°5'26"W

OS Eastings: 394388

OS Northings: 637422

OS Grid: NT943374

Mapcode National: GBR F3VB.5H

Mapcode Global: WH9Z2.VRM2

Entry Name: Parson's Tower

Listing Date: 10 March 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1370989

English Heritage Legacy ID: 238069

Location: Ford, Northumberland, TD15

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Ford

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Ford And Etal

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

NT 9437
17/102 Parson's Tower

Ruined tower, probably a 'Vicar's Pele'. Medieval. Squared stone. Ground-
floor entry on south side has been enlarged. Chamfered offset at about 6 ft.
above ground. Walls stand to c.12 ft.

On east side shallow segmental arch to remains of mural stair.

Interior: walls c.7 feet thick. Segmental tunnel-vaulted ground floor.

Northumberland County History: Vol. XI.

Listing NGR: NT9438837422

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