Tyne and Wear HER(1513): Newcastle town wall, White Friar Tower

  • Description

    "This tower was sited at the top of the steep slope above Close Gate, and was probably built in the first half of the 14th century. It was unique among the towers on the Newcastle wall in having an octagonal ground floor beneath a circular second storey, the two separated by "a bold moulding". In the 17th or 18th century a mullion and transom window was inserted in the west wall of the upper room....."
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  • Further information

    Link: http://www.twsitelines.info/smr/1513
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 7 years, 2 months ago
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