Witton Shields Tower (Netherwitton)
Whitton Shields is an old house, probably built in the 17th century, though it probably contains the remains of an earlier building. It is a typical fortified house of this period. It is possible that there was once a small watchtower on the western side of the roof. The house once contained a small Roman Catholic chapel of 17th century date, though this has now been removed. This is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law.
|Historical period:||Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)|
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Source of Reference
Local History of Netherwitton
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