Durham Tower


Herber Tower The Durham TowerBuilt during the late 13th century, this was a single-storey semi-circular tower with a strong rib-vaulted room. Durham Tower is amongst the most complete parts of the Town Wall left today, and is a scheduled ancient monument.

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Durham Tower, Newcastle, no date

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061983:Durham Tower Bath Lane Maybury Malcolm 1995

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Durham Tower, Town Wall
- "Durham Tower was built for defence along the west side of the 13C-14C Town Walls. This stretch of wall runs parallel to Bath Lane and turns in a north-easterly direction ...

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The Durham Tower
- Photo by Mike Quinn, 2008, and licensed for reuse under a Creative Commons Licence.

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Plaque re the Durham Tower
- Photo by Mike Quinn, 2008, and licensed for reuse under a Creative Commons Licence.

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Tyne and Wear HER(1530): Newcastle town wall, Durham Tower
- "An almost complete example of a single-storeyed semi-circular tower. The rectangular rib-vaulted room is lit by two surviving loops (the third is now a door), and was originally entered from ...

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Town Walls (by Bath Lane, NE1)
- "Photo shows the stretch of late 13th C Town Wall between Westgate Road and NZ2464 : The Heber Tower. The original wall was 20ft high, and it is not far short ...

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West Walls (2)
- "Looking southeast from near the Herber Tower towards the Durham Tower." Photo by Mike Quinn, 2008, and licensed for reuse under a Creative Commons Licence.

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TOWN WALL WITH DURHAM TOWER
- "Town wall and tower. Late C13. Large sandstone blocks. High wall, part with walk and steeply-coped papapet; corbelled to turrets. Durham Tower: semi- circular external wall facing Bath Lane has ...

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