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New Hall Tower

Hob Uid: 46411
Location :
North Yorkshire
Craven
Embsay with Eastby
Grid Ref : SD9841056540
Summary : Watch or Hunting Tower, built c.1600. Now a small mound of heather covered masonry.
More information : SD 98425654 New Hall or Cliffords Tower G.T. (Site of) T.I. (1)

On the high pinnacle of the Forest of Cookrise near Waterford
Water Fall Gill the Cliffords built a watch or hunting tower
overlooking that of the Nortons. It is mentioned in a boundary
perambulation of c.1600. (2)(3)

SD 98415654. Surveyed at 6" scale. Only a small mound of
heather covered masonry within the vague outline of the
foundations remains. These measure 6.0m by 5.7m. (4)

Condition unchanged. Outline of foundations surveyed at 1:10,000. (5)

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Source Number : 1
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : OS 6' 1956
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Source Number : 2
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : Higher Wharfedale. 1904, 278. (E.Bogg)
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Source Number : 3
Source : VIRTUAL CATALOGUE ENTRY TO SUPPORT NAR MIGRATION
Source details : History and Antiquities of Craven. 1878, 442. (T.Whittaker)
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Source Number : 4
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F1 RL 27-JUL-65
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Source Number : 5
Source : Field Investigators Comments
Source details : F2 RE 04-MAY-76
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Monument Types:
Monument Period Name : Post Medieval
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Monument Start Date : 1600
Monument Type : Watch Tower
Evidence : Ruined Building

Components and Objects:
Related Records from other datasets:
External Cross Reference Source : National Monuments Record Number
External Cross Reference Number : SD 95 NE 12
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Related Warden Records :
Related Activities :
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SD 95 NE 12
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1965-07-27
End Date : 1965-07-27
Associated Activities : Primary, FIELD OBSERVATION ON SD 95 NE 12
Activity type : FIELD OBSERVATION (VISUAL ASSESSMENT)
Start Date : 1976-05-04
End Date : 1976-05-04