2013

NY9371 : Cocklaw Tower (2)

taken 11 years ago, near to Chollerton, Northumberland, England

Cocklaw Tower (2)
Cocklaw Tower (2)
The Keys to the Past website LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) says that "Cocklaw Tower is one of the better-preserved fortified medieval towers in Northumberland. Although there is now no visible evidence of other medieval buildings around the tower, there are records of a chapel nearby. This suggests that the tower was just one building of a group of structures associated with the manor. The tower itself probably dates to the late 14th or 15th century. The main accommodation would have been on the second floor. This room contains painted decorations dating from the 16th century. The tower is a Grade I Listed Building and a Scheduled Monument". Photo taken from the track to Keepwith Fell in NY9471.

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This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Cocklaw Tower [9] · Building of a Group of Structures Associated [4] ·
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NY9371, 105 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Mike Quinn   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Saturday, 6 April, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 9 April, 2013
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 9392 7115 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:2.0899N 2:5.7997W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 94528 71022
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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