Keys to the Past

Horsley Tower (Longhorsley)

Horsely Tower at Longhosley. Photo Peter Ryder.
Horsely Tower at Longhosley. Photo Peter Ryder.

Horsley Tower is a tower house, built in the 16th century, to protect its inhabitants from raiding. It was added to in the 17th century and in more recent times. The tower is a Grade II* Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N11377
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Conservation area
Listed Building
Event(s):BUILDING SURVEY, Horsley Tower, Longhorsley: an archaeological and structural assessment 1998

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Source of Reference
Local History of Longhorsley

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