SALLYPORT OR WALL KNOLL TOWER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1121526
Date first listed:
17-Dec-1971
Statutory Address:
SALLYPORT OR WALL KNOLL TOWER, TOWER STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
SALLYPORT OR WALL KNOLL TOWER, TOWER STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Newcastle upon Tyne (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 25474 64148

Details

NZ 2564 SW NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE TOWER STREET (east side) 21/549 Sallyport or Wall knoll 17.12.71 Tower GV I Lesser gateway in Town Wall; Company of Ship's Carpenter's meeting hall above. C14 Town wall; 1716 meeting hall. Coursed squared sandstone wall; sandstone ashlar hall with pantiled roof. 2 storeys, 2 bays. Wall has central round stone arch containing studded double doors with large hinges. Room above has 2 round-headed sashes with glazing bars in panels with voussoirs and keys continuous with channelled rustication. Top cornice breaks forward over end and central pilasters. Root has 4 square corner turrets with pyramidal stone roofs and ball finials. Left return has steps up to door and fanlight with glazing bars; low-relief ship's hull in panel above.

Listing NGR: NZ2547464148

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
304897
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 21 Nov 2000
Reference: IOE01/03097/18
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