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

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

Grade: II
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

Location: 1 West Terrace, Blyth, Northumberland NE26 4RD

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

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Listing Text

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

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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