HERON PIT PRISON, DRAWBRIDGE PIT AND OTHER UNDER-BUILDINGS IN BARBICAN - Newcastle - List Entry

  • Description

    "Barbican, prison and pits. Mid C13 and C17. Coursed squared sandstone; ashlar- lined prison pit. Heron pit: deep, square; no openings. Shouldered arch at right in wall to north leading to ditch. Garde-robe above pit has chamfered round- headed door. Drawbridge pit: remodelled when Black Gate built. Civil war pit: C17 defence....."
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    Historic England
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    Link: https://historicengland.org.uk/listing/the-list/list-entry/1024937
    Resource type: Text/Website
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 3 years ago
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