FORT HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1154951
Date first listed:
15-Jul-1987
Statutory Address:
FORT HOUSE, A193

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Location

Statutory Address:
FORT HOUSE, A193

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Seaton Valley
National Grid Reference:
NZ 34221 75906

Details

SEATON SLUICE A 193 NZ 37 NW NZ 342759 (East side, off) Hartley 5/102 Fort House GV II* House, incorporating control tower of fort c.1917. Tower concrete. Octagonal tower with battered sides and small windows below slightly-overhanging parapet.

The tower carried the rangefinders for Robert's Battery, the northern of the two Tyne Turrets, which was situated c.250 metres to the north-north-east. The battery was constructed in 1917 and dismantled in 1924.

Listed for historical interest; the later C20 additions around the lower part of the tower, making up the greater part of the house, are not of special interest.



Listing NGR: NZ3422175906

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
236066
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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