List number: 1371062
List grade: 2
Keys to the Past HER: N10802
Grid ref: NZ0445690113

Codger Fort, Rothley


Codger Fort is a folly near Rothley in Northumberland, built in c.1770 by Thomas Wright for Sir Walter Blackett, as part of the Wallington estate. The fort stands on cliffs, once thought to be a defencive position against possible Jacobite invasion in c.1746 - however, this was later cast into doubt.[1] Codger Fort is a Grade II listed building.

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Codger Fort

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Codger Fort

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Codger Fort

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Codger Fort

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Codger Fort (folly) in the snow

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Codger Fort near Rothley Shield East

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CODGER FORT - List Entry
- "Folly c.1770 by Thomas Wright for Sir Walter Blackett. Large blocks of roughly- dressed stone. A triangular bastion c.30 yards long with a square-plan projection at the apex ...

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Walter Blackett (1707 - 1777)
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Walter Blackett (1707 - 1777)
- Overview About Sir Walter Calverley-Blackett Sir Walter Calverley-Blackett was an aristocrat and politician who was a Member of Pariament for Newcastle, and 5 times Mayor of Newcastle. Nicknamed "King of ...
Wallington
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Wallington
- Overview About Wallington Map Street View   Wallington is a country house and gardens located about 12 miles (19 km) west of Morpeth, Northumberland, England, near the village of Cambo. It ...

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