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Description: Turntable Mechanism 20 Metres West of the King's Arms Hotel
Date Listed: 15 July 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 236076
OS Grid Reference: NZ3379076782
OS Grid Coordinates: 433790, 576782
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0843, -1.4722
SEATON SLUICE THE HARBOUR
NZ 3376 NZ 33787678
14/112 Turntable mechanism
20 metres west of
the King's Arms Hotel
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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Source: English Heritage
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