NY9371 : Cocklaw Tower

taken 9 years ago, near to Chollerton, Northumberland, Great Britain

Cocklaw Tower
Cocklaw Tower
This tower house LinkExternal link was built by the Erringtons in the late 14th or early 15th century and was the family seat for two hundred years until they moved into Beaufront castle closer to Hexham. It escaped the usual robbery of stone in the 18th or 19th centuries due to its isolation and is now used for storage of farm machinery and livestock. It still stands almost 40ft high but the wooden floors to have collapsed, leaving in place only half of the ground floor vaulted lower ceiling which will soon fall in.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 22 February, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 24 February, 2009
Category
Tower house   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 939 711 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:2.0738N 2:5.7527W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 939 712
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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