HEPPLE TOWER

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1371440
Date first listed:
21-Oct-1953
Statutory Address:
HEPPLE TOWER, B6341

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Location

Statutory Address:
HEPPLE TOWER, B6341

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Hepple
National Grid Reference:
NT9865900652

Details

NY 90 SE 2/29 21.10.53

HEPPLE B 6341 (South side) Hepple Tower

GV II*

Tower. C14. Squared stone. Ruined. South wall stands to c.40 ft. Lower part of stair projection to right was originally in centre of south wall but east side has now collapsed. Left return (west side) also stands to c.40 ft. Doorway on ground floor was originally a window. Lintel of window on lst floor has stump of mullion and holes for iron bars. Rear (north) side stands to c.40 ft; the east side of it has collapsed. East wall collapsed. Interior: Walls c.8ft thick. Most of tunnel vault remains. Corbels below vault formerly supported a loft. Round-headed, broadly-splayed, rere arch of west window; above the inside of the window a chamfered string course.

Listing NGR: NT9865900652

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
236269
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: 25 Mar 2005
Reference: IOE01/13339/33
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Gordon Dixon. Source Historic England Archive
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