Keys to the Past

Hunstanworth (Hunstanworth)

Hunstanworth Pele Tower remains. From the South-West. July 2001
Hunstanworth Pele Tower remains. From the South-West. July 2001

Hunstanworth © Ryder, P 2008
Hunstanworth © Ryder, P 2008

Hunstanworth © Ryder, P 2008
Hunstanworth © Ryder, P 2008

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. This is a Scheduled Ancient Monument.

Reference number:D2282
Legal status:Listed Building
  • National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1229336
Scheduled Monument
  • National Heritage List for England Entry Number: 1016926



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Hunstanworth


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