Listed Building Grade II, Scheduled Ancient Monument
Burradon, NORTH TYNESIDE
- Three storey, single bay square tower house constructed from sandstone rubble. The ground floor is vaulted with a newel (spiral) stair in the southeast corner giving access to the upper floors, the first floor contained a garderobe and a fireplace, but both it and the second floor are at present in a ruinous state.
- Street Address
- Burradon Farm
PELE TOWER, TOWER HOUSE
- Historical Background
- Burradon Tower is one of the most southerly towers in Northumberland.
- 1553 Tower possibly constructed at this date by Bertram Anderson, although a fifteenth century construction date has also been mooted.
- 1633 Fireplace added on first floor by Lancelot Ogle.
Ogle, Lancelot: Added 1st floor fireplace to Burradon Tower.
Images of England
- Pevsner, N., Richmond, I., Grundy, J., McCombie, G., Ryder, P. and Welfare, H. (2001) The Buildings of England: Northumberland. London, Penguin Books, p.203
- Tyne and Wear SMR
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