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Turntable Mechanism 20 Metres West of the King's Arms Hotel

A Grade II Listed Building in Seaton Sluice, Northumberland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0843 / 55°5'3"N

Longitude: -1.4722 / 1°28'19"W

OS Eastings: 433790

OS Northings: 576782

OS Grid: NZ337767

Mapcode National: GBR L95N.26

Mapcode Global: WHD4C.CG6M

Plus Code: 9C7W3GMH+P4

Entry Name: Turntable Mechanism 20 Metres West of the King's Arms Hotel

Listing Date: 15 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1041332

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236076

Location: Seaton Valley, Northumberland, NE26

County: Northumberland

Civil Parish: Seaton Valley

Built-Up Area: Seaton Sluice

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland

Church of England Parish: Delaval Our Lady

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Description

SEATON SLUICE THE HARBOUR
NZ 3376 NZ 33787678
14/112 Turntable mechanism
20 metres west of
the King's Arms Hotel
GV II
Turntable mechanism, C18 or early C19. Cast iron. Circular plate with central
rotating platform on pivot; originally used in monitoring the passage of vessels
through the cut, and the exaction of a toll.

The cut was constructed 1761-4; the last coal shipment left in 1861.

Listed for historical interest.

Listing NGR: NZ3379076782

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