Little Swinburne Tower, Little Swinburne, Chollerton - Northumberland (UA)

Remote C15 tower house in a poor state of repair. Part of Little Swinburne shrunken medieval village. Surrounded by fallen masonry and in need of urgent attention to prevent further falls. A repair scheme has been identified but has yet to be implemented.

Little Swinburne Tower, Little Swinburne, Chollerton - Northumberland (UA)
© Historic England

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Shrunken medieval village, tower and fishpond at Little Swinburne
    Heritage Category:
    Scheduled Monument
    List Entry Number:
    1011412
    Local Planning Authority:
    Northumberland (UA)
    Site Type:
    Domestic > Settlement

Location

    Building Name:
    Little Swinburne Tower
    Locality:
    Little Swinburne
    Unitary Authority:
    Northumberland (UA)
    Parish:
    Chollerton
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Hexham
    Region:
    North East and Yorkshire

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Very bad
    Occupancy / Use:
    Vacant/not in use
    Priority:
    B - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; solution agreed but not yet implemented
    Previous Priority:
    B
    Ownership:
    Private
    Designation:
    Scheduled Monument and Listed Building grade II
    List Entry Number(s):
    1011412 and 1044908