EAST KYLOE TOWER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1303192
Date first listed:
06-May-1952
Date of most recent amendment:
15-May-1986
Statutory Address:
EAST KYLOE TOWER

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Location

Statutory Address:
EAST KYLOE TOWER

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Kyloe
National Grid Reference:
NU 05910 39754

Details

NU 03 NE KYLOE EAST KYLOE

7/62 East Kyloe tower 6/5/52 (formerly listed as Kyloe Pele Tower) II

Tower. Probably C14. Squared stone. Standing to c.15 ft., i.e. to top of ground floor. South side stands c.1O ft. higher. c.36 ft. square. Slit window on west side. Another slit window on east side now enlarged and part of much later entrance. Original door blocked and covered by farmbuildings on south side.

Interior: Walls 8 ft. thick. Tunnel vault with corbels for former flooring. Deep splays to both slit windows.

Remains of newel stair, in thickness of wall in south-west corner, has small pointed tunnel-vaulted antechamber and one doorway with truncated triangular head; the other doorway has pointed arch.

Ancient Monument.

Listing NGR: NU0591039754

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
237770
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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