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Halton Village, Northumberland: An old red post-box is still in use! but the history of Halton goes back a long way! Halton is close to Hadrian's Wall and Watling Street


Halton Village, Northumberland: Halton Castle Tower on the left and Halton Chapel on the right. Halton Castle or Halton Tower is a collection of buildings consisting of a quite well preserved 14th century tower-house (a Pele tower mentioned in a list from 1415), a fragment of a 15th century house and a late 17th century Jacobean house. The tower is built of Roman stones and is four storeys high with corbelled-out bartizans at the four corners (and has a vaulted basement).


Halton Village, Northumberland: The 14th century Halton Tower and the small bell tower on Halton Chapel


Halton Village, Northumberland: The five-bay late 17th century house attached to the 15th century tower


Halton Village, Northumberland: The church or chapel was originally Norman, but was rebuilt in the early 17th century and re-roofed in 1706 and is set in a well looked after graveyard.


Halton Village, Northumberland: There is some interesting yew tree-yew hedgr topiary in the graveyard of Halton Chapel.


Halton Village, Northumberland: Halton looks out onto the rolling countryside of the Tyne valley.


Halton Village, Northumberland: The road up to the church and castle complex.




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