Keys to the Past

Crawley Tower (Hedgeley)

Crawley Tower, Hedgeley. Photo © Northumberland County Council.
Crawley Tower, Hedgeley. Photo © Northumberland County Council.

Crawley Tower was built at sometime around the year 1300. The tower was built either as a freestanding tower house, or a solar tower, added onto to a hall house. Crawley Tower is a Listed Building, protected by law.

Reference number:N3155
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Listed Building
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1955; E Geary
FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1970; D Smith
BUILDING SURVEY, Crawley Tower, Crawley: Historic Building Report 1992; RCHME
FIELD OBSERVATION, Towers and Bastles in Northumberland 1995; P RYDER



See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Hedgeley


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