Keys to the Past

Newton Hall Tower (Bywell)

The remains of a medieval tower stand at Newton Hall. The ruins were described in the 1950s as 10m by 15m with a maximum height of 2m. At the beginning of the 20th century the tower comprised a structure with large buttresses, a basement chamber, a possible mural staircase, garderobe or toilet, and a well.

Reference number:N9967
Historical period: Medieval (1066 to 1540)

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Source of Reference
Local History of Bywell

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