Ninebanks Tower House, West Allen

Ninebanks Tower House, West Allen, Tynedale, Northumberland NE47 8DE View on map

This fortified tower house is built onto the east end of an earlier manor house in the early 16th century. It was heightened and a stair turret was added in the late 16th century. There are traces of a carved coat of arms on the outside of the tower; these are thought to be those of Sir Thomas Dacre, a 16th century lord of Hexhamshire. The building is now roofless. This is a Grade II* Listed Building and a Scheduled Monument.


Opening Arrangements

The property is available to be viewed by the public from the roadside at all times. Access is available by arrangement. An interpretation panel has been erected nearby.


Road: In the village of Ninebanks 2 miles south of Whitfield off the A686. Rail: Haydon Bridge Station 11 miles

Parking Spaces


Situated on a country road, parking nearby.

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: No
  • Disabled Toilets: No
  • Assistance dogs: No