Keys to the Past

Newton Underwood Tower (Meldon)

'Old Walls' at Newton Underwood. Photo by Northumberland County Council.
'Old Walls' at Newton Underwood. Photo by Northumberland County Council.

These are the remains of a fortified medieval tower attached to the end of a derelict 18th century cottage. The remainder of the structure is large and made from roughly squared stone. This is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N11039
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Listed Building
Event(s):TRIAL TRENCH, The 'Old Walls', Newton Underwood, Mitford, Northumberland. Archaeological Survey and Evaluation 1999; THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL PRACTICE
RECTIFIED PHOTOGRAPHIC SURVEY, The Old Walls, Newton Underwood 2002; THE ARCHAEOLOGICAL PRACTICE LTD
TOPOGRAPHIC SURVEY, Newton Underwood, Mitford, Northumberland. Archaeological survey and landscape investigation 2002; University of Newcastle

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See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Meldon


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