Town Wall With Durham Tower / City Wall

Date:
1 Jul 2000
Location:
Town Wall With Durham Tower, Bath Lane, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear, NE4 5SQ
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City Wall, Bath Lane, Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne And Wear, NE4 5SQ
Reference:
IOE01/00154/13
Type:
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Description

This information is taken from the statutory List as it was in 2001 and may not be up to date.

NZ 2464 SW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE BATH LANE (east side)

19/88 Town Wall with Durham Tower.

(Formerly listed as City Wall)

G.V. I

Town wall and tower. Late C13. Large sandstone blocks. High wall, part with walk and steeply-coped papapet; corbelled to turrets. Durham Tower: semi- circular external wall facing Bath Lane has thin stone lintel to entrance in north side; 2 slits on west and south; large corbels, some damaged, at top.

Interior shows ribbed barrel vault. Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: NZ2438264126

Content

This is part of the Series: IOE\Cottrell_Bob IOE Records for Cottrell, Bob; within the Collection: IOE01 Images Of England

Rights

© Mr Bob Cottrell. Source: Historic England Archive

This photograph was taken for the Images of England project

People & Organisations

Photographer: Cottrell, Bob

Rights Holder: Cottrell, Bob

Keywords

Sandstone, Medieval Tower, Unassigned, Building, Town Wall, Monument <By Form>, Wall, Barrier, Defence, Town Defences