TF6617 : Middleton Towers, Middleton

taken 7 years ago, near to Fair Green, Norfolk, Great Britain

Middleton Towers, Middleton
Middleton Towers, Middleton
Middleton Towers is recorded in historical documents as Scales Hall. It used to be the gatehouse and is situated on the south side of a moated island. It is constructed of brick with stone dressings and formed part of a house thought to have been begun circa 1455 by Thomas, seventh Lord Scales, who died in 1460, although the work was probably continued by his daughter Elizabeth and son-in-law, Sir Anthony Woodeville. By the 18th century the site was derelict and very little of the 15th century house remained, other than the gatehouse itself. The gatehouse was bought in 1856 by Sir Lewis Whincop Jarvis who, between 1864 and 1876, restored it and built a new south range to the west of it. For more detailed information read: LinkExternal link.
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 7 September, 2011   (more nearby)
Thursday, 8 September, 2011
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 6688 1755 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:43.7906N 0:28.1967E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TF 6703 1742
View Direction
Northwest (about 315 degrees)
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