NY9449 : (Remains of) pele tower in the grounds of St. James's Church, Hunstanworth (2)

taken 7 years ago, near to Hunstanworth, County Durham, Great Britain

(Remains of) pele tower in the grounds of St. James's Church, Hunstanworth (2)
(Remains of) pele tower in the grounds of St. James's Church, Hunstanworth (2)
Another view of the remains is shown in NY9449 : (Remains of) pele tower in the grounds of St. James's Church, Hunstanworth.

The Keys to the Past website LinkExternal link says "At the west end of the churchyard the ruined remains of the basement of a small pele tower can be seen. It had an arched or vaulted roof, which remained in perfect condition until it collapsed in 1883." The building is Grade II listed and is a scheduled ancient monument; the English Heritage website LinkExternal link (Archive LinkExternal link ) says "Tower. Probably C16. Several courses of sandstone rubble up to 2 metres high; rectangular plan with open east end and blocked door in west end. Interior has wall along south side 1 metres from external wall; part of barrel vault visible.".
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 30 April, 2013   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 24 May, 2013
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Uplands  Village, Rural settlement 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 94874 49008 [1m precision]
WGS84: 54:50.1521N 2:4.8799W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 94889 49019
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Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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