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The Octagon

A Grade II Listed Building in Seaton Sluice, Northumberland

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Latitude: 55.0834 / 55°5'0"N

Longitude: -1.4726 / 1°28'21"W

OS Eastings: 433766

OS Northings: 576680

OS Grid: NZ337766

Mapcode National: GBR L94N.ZJ

Mapcode Global: WHD4C.CH0B

Plus Code: 9C7W3GMG+9X

Entry Name: The Octagon

Listing Date: 15 July 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1371404

English Heritage Legacy ID: 236069

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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NZ 3376
(East side)
14/105 No. 10
(The Octagon)
House, formerly harbour master's office. Early to mid C18, perhaps by Vanbrugh.
Rubble with cut quoins and dressings, C20 pantile roof with brick stack. Octagonal
plan with slightly later wing on west. North elevation 1 storey on basement;
octagonal part to left has band above basement. 9 steps up to 4-panel door under
radial fanlight in round arch, with raised imposts and keystone; similarly-arched
windows, above square-headed basement openings, to right of door, in left return
and to rear. Moulded string below embattled parapet; flat roof. Wing to right
1 wide bay; Venetian window in similar surround above square-headed basement
window, coped right gable with end stack. Right return shows blocked doorway
with timber lintel. All windows are renewed small-paned casements, those on 1st
floor with radial heads.

C20 pent extensions to rear of wing are not of special interest.

Listing NGR: NZ3376676680

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