Herber Tower


Morden TowerHerber Tower (aka Heber Tower) was built as part of the Town Walls in Newcastle in the late 13th century. In 1827 Eneas Mackenzie wrote: "Herber Tower is the meeting-house of the Felt-makers, Curriers, and Armourers, at whose expense it was repaired in 1620. It is called, in the books of this society, 'Harbot Tower'." The section of the Town Walls with Morden, Heber and Ever Towers is Grade I listed.[1]

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Herber Tower
- "Herber Tower looking towards Durham Tower, Newcastle upon Tyne city walls". Photo by Northernhenge, available under the Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Universal Public Domain licence.

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Newcastle Town Wall - Herber Tower

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Plaque re the Herber Tower

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Herber Tower

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Ancient and modern

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Herber Tower (1826)

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TOWN WALL, WITH MORDEN, HEBER AND EVER TOWERS
- "Town Wall, with Morden, Heber and Ever Towers. (Formerly listed as City Wall) GV I Town wall and towers. Late C13. Large sandstone blocks; Morden tower partly brick with ashlar ...

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Tyne and Wear HER(1532): Newcastle town wall, Heber Tower
- "Substantially complete, with only minor alterations, at the west angle of the wall. It comprises a single-storeyed, semi-circular structure with oblong rib-vaulted room, its 3 cross loops complete, one stair ...

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003785:Heber Tower Newcastle upon Tyne Unknown 1903

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