Cocklaw Tower, East Cocklaw, Wall - Northumberland (UA)

C14 tower containing wall paintings of probable C16 date. The tower is roofless, with self-seeded shrubs in the wall tops and over the first floor barrel-vaulting. Areas of the wall tops are vulnerable and there has been a partial collapse of the vaulting. The wall paintings show recent loss and are highly vulnerable. Recent, and on-going, discussions with owner on options to record and secure the paintngs from further loss.

Cocklaw Tower, East Cocklaw, Wall - Northumberland (UA)
© Historic England

Site Details

    Designated Site Name:
    Cocklaw Tower
    Heritage Category:
    Scheduled Monument
    List Entry Number:
    1006602
    Local Planning Authority:
    Northumberland (UA)
    Site Type:
    Domestic > Fortified house

Location

    Building Name:
    Cocklaw Tower
    Locality:
    East Cocklaw
    Unitary Authority:
    Northumberland (UA)
    Parish:
    Wall
    Parliamentary Constituency:
    Hexham
    Region:
    North East

Assessment Information

    Assessment Type:
    Building or structure
    Condition:
    Poor
    Occupancy / Use:
    Vacant/not in use
    Priority:
    C - Slow decay; no solution agreed
    Previous Priority:
    C
    Ownership:
    Private
    Designation:
    Scheduled Monument and Listed Building grade I
    List Entry Number(s):
    1006602 and 1156641