Place:


Seaton Sluice  Northumberland

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Seaton Sluice like this:

SEATON-SLUICE, or Hartley-Pans, a sea-port village in Hartley township, Earsdon parish, Northumberland; 3½ miles S S E of Blyth. A harbour was formedhere, out of solid rock, in the time of Charles I., by Sir A. Delaval; was much improved by Lord Delaval; has capacity for about 14 vessels; and is used for exporting coals. There is a Presbyterian chapel.

Additional information about this locality is available for Hartley

Seaton Sluice through time

Seaton Sluice is now part of Blyth Valley district. Click here for graphs and data of how Blyth Valley has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Seaton Sluice itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Seaton Sluice, in Blyth Valley and Northumberland | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/25270

Date accessed: 22nd August 2019


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