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Basin, Slip and Outlet Walls at Seaton Sluice, Seaton Valley

Description: Basin, Slip and Outlet Walls at Seaton Sluice

Grade: II
Date Listed: 15 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 236073

OS Grid Reference: NZ3372576737
OS Grid Coordinates: 433725, 576737
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0839, -1.4732

Location: Collywell Bay Road, Blyth, Northumberland NE26 4RD

Locality: Seaton Valley
County: Northumberland
Country: England
Postcode: NE26 4RD

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Listing Text

NZ 3376
14/109 Basin, slip and
outlet walls at
Seaton Sluice
Harbour walls, originally constructed c.1660 by Sir Ralph Delaval, with later
alterations and repairs. Squared stone. Revetment walls with various iron
mooring rings. At landward end of basin are the abutments of the old bridge;
lower courses show slot for 1690 sluice gate, installed to build up head of
water for scouring out silt from harbour.

Port superseded by Blyth in C19; last shipment of coal 1861. Listed for
historical interest.

Listing NGR: NZ3372576737

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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