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The White Seat

A Grade II Listed Building in Maker-with-Rame, Cornwall

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Latitude: 50.3509 / 50°21'3"N

Longitude: -4.1787 / 4°10'43"W

OS Eastings: 245096

OS Northings: 52381

OS Grid: SX450523

Mapcode National: GBR NV.W6GP

Mapcode Global: FRA 2843.MVM

Entry Name: The White Seat

Listing Date: 26 January 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1140618

English Heritage Legacy ID: 61859

Location: Maker-with-Rame, Cornwall, PL10

County: Cornwall

Civil Parish: Maker-with-Rame

Traditional County: Cornwall

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall

Church of England Parish: Maker

Church of England Diocese: Truro

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Listing Text


7/202 The White Seat (also known as
Harbour View Seat)


Seat. C18. Sandstone rubble, rendered rear wall. Rectangular building with open
front facing north, giving a view over Plymouth Sound. Possibly formerly had roof
over. Rear wall and side walls with plaster moulded cornice to side walls. Rear
wall rendered. 2 granite steps lead up to the platform, with sockets along top
step, possibly formerly had rails to piers along front. About 5 metres wide. Rev.
Shaw, in Early Tours of Devon and Cornwall, 1788: "Descending now the common walk to
the house we came to the White alcove on the drywalks (so called) which fronts full
north, and gives a beautiful perspective up the harbour...". The White Seat may
originally have been painted white.

Listing NGR: SX4509652381

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