CLIFFORD'S FORT SOUTH AND EAST WALL FACING RIVER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1185263
Date first listed:
19-Feb-1986
Statutory Address:
CLIFFORD'S FORT SOUTH AND EAST WALL FACING RIVER, UNION ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CLIFFORD'S FORT SOUTH AND EAST WALL FACING RIVER, UNION ROAD

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

District:
North Tyneside (Metropolitan Authority)
National Grid Reference:
NZ 36363 68553

Details

TYNEMOUTH UNION ROAD (east side, off) NZ 3668 NW and NZ 3668 SW 13/135 and 15/135 Clifford's Fort south and east wall facing river. G.V. II* Fort wall. 1672. Sandstone ashlar. Tapered nosed wall with gun embrasures. Built just before the outbreak of the Dutch War. Source: H.E. Craster History of Northumberland, vol. VIII The Parish of Tynemouth, 1907. 182,200,276. Partly obscured by later buildings; partly obscured by building work in progress at time of survey. A scheduled ancient monument.

Listing NGR: NZ3636368553

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
303383
Legacy System:
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Sources

Books and journals
Craster, H H E, 'A History of Northumberland' in The Parish Of Tynemouth, (1907), 182, 200
Craster, H H E, 'A History of Northumberland' in The Parish Of Tynemouth, (1907), 276

Legal

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

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