FORT HOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1154951

Date first listed: 15-Jul-1987

Statutory Address: FORT HOUSE, A193

Map

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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

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History

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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

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