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Newcastle upon Tyne in Northumberland, England, United Kingdom
 

The Town Wall

 
 
The Town Wall Marker image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 18, 2018
1. The Town Wall Marker
Inscription.  
City of Newcastle upon Tyne
The Town Wall
The Herber Tower, built in the
late thirteenth century, was
restored in 1770 – 1 by the Company
of Armourers, Curriers and
Feltmakers who used the tower
for a meeting hall.
Tyne and Wear County Council
City Trail

 
Location. 54° 58.307′ N, 1° 37.266′ W. Marker is in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, in Northumberland. Marker is at the intersection of Stowell Street and Friars Street, on the right when traveling south on Stowell Street. Touch for map. Located at Herber Tower. Marker is in this post office area: Newcastle upon Tyne, England NE4 5SP, United Kingdom. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. West Walls (here, next to this marker); Bath Lane (within shouting distance of this marker); Gallowgate Lead Works (about 90 meters away, measured in a direct line); Ever Tower (about 180 meters away); 28 Clayton Street West (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); 36 Clayton Street West
The Town Wall Marker on the Herber Tower image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, August 18, 2018
2. The Town Wall Marker on the Herber Tower
(approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Thomas Bewick (approx. 0.3 kilometers away); Basil Hume Memorial Garden (approx. 0.3 kilometers away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Newcastle upon Tyne.
 
Also see . . .  Newcastle town wall on Wikipedia. (Submitted on November 20, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Forts, Castles
 
More. Search the internet for The Town Wall.
 
Credits. This page was last revised on November 20, 2018. This page originally submitted on November 20, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 37 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on November 20, 2018, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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