2009

NZ4346 : Kinley Hill Tower

taken 15 years ago, near to Hawthorn, County Durham, England

Kinley Hill Tower
Kinley Hill Tower
The listed building is a late C18 or early C19 gazebo in the form of a squat tower made of random limestone rubble with sandstone window surrounds. Derelict but relatively intact in 2004 it suffered collapse during a storm in 2006. Work is currently in progress to underpin its walls with concrete and rebuild its ruined walls.
A photograph prior to its collapse is shown here LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link )
Kinley Hill Tower

Built in the 1830's by Major George Anderson as a folly or eyecatcher from Hawthorn Tower. The structure is in the revived Gothick style of the Georgian period. At some point the building may have been fitted out as a summer house for the Anderson estate. Later in the 19th century or possibly early 20th century the building appears to have been used as a residence LinkExternal link


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Category: Gazebo
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NZ4346, 48 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Andrew Curtis   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Friday, 16 October, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 18 October, 2009
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 430 467 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:48.7993N 1:19.9369W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 430 466
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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