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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
Entry Name: The Octagon
Listing Date: 15 July 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1371404
English Heritage Legacy ID: 236069
Location: Seaton Valley, Northumberland, NE26
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
SEATON SLUICE COLLYWELL BAY ROAD
14/105 No. 10
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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