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Pictures of Seaton Sluice

Pictures of Seaton Sluice

Seaton Sluice lies half a mile north of the village of Hartley, and was once part of it, being called Hartley Pans, because of the salt pans that were used to make salt there from as far back as 1236. We have many Pictures and Prints of Seaton Sluice on the site 

Hartley was once an area stretching from the Brier Dene Burn (in present-day Whitley Bay) to the Seaton Burn, which belonged to Tynemouth Priory.

In 1100 the land became the property of the Hubert de Laval, nephew by marriage to William the Conqueror.

The de Lavals (or Delavals) settled about half a mile inland from Hartley Pans and their place of residence became Seaton Delaval, the name 'Seaton' being derived from Old English  meaning a settlement (ton) by the sea. Seaton Sluice pictures can be found on the site

In 1763 Sir Francis Blake Delaval obtained Parliamentary approval to develop 10 hectares of land at Seaton Sluice as glassworks. The works was known as 'The Royal Hartley Bottleworks'. Sir Francis needed skilled glassmakers, and his brother Tom Delaval brought skilled men from Neinberg, in Germany, to train the local men in glassmaking. The works used local materials: sea sand, sea kelp, clay from the links and local coal. The glassworks expanded with time and eventually had six large cone-shaped furnaces which dominated the skyline; they were given the names: Gallagan, Bias, Charlotte, Hartley, Waterford and Success. The three larger cones were 130 ft tall. In 1777 production reached 1,740,000 bottles per year. Bottles were sent down to the harbour via narrow gauge railways running through tunnels. The tunnels were used as air-raid shelters during the Second World war.

For  a choice of Pictures of Seaton Sluice look at our web site

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Nicholas Gray

As light falls through the trees

Lustre print of a bare tree just west of Seaton Sluice, Northumberland. The light from behind com..

£55.00

Ray Campbell

Blyth - South Beach

Format Canvas: OPEN edition Giclee print on block canvasPrinted on Breathing colour Chromata 430g..

£80.00

Ray Campbell

Jimmy Lilburn - Seacoaler

Signed Limited Edition Giclee Print of Original Oil Painting On Epson Archival Matte PaperLi..

£80.00

Roy Francis Kirton

Moody morning at Seaton Sluice

Format: Paper Giclee print on Innova textured Fine Art paper 310gsmPrint size: 55 ..

£200.00

Alan Smith Page

Return to Rocky Island, Seaton Sluice

Not everyone knows that on the other side of the bridge is Rocky Island (at least that's what I a..

£99.00

Ray Campbell

Seaton Sluice

Maybe it could be a “Man Thing” but there is something about Coastal & Harbour scenes that ha..

£80.00

Joanne Wishart

Seaton Sluice

 Signed limited edition giclee print by Joanne Wishart. Print image size..

£105.00

Kevin Day

Seaton Sluice

Signed Limited edition Giclee printed on Breathing Colour Elegance Velvet 310gsm. Double mountedPrin..

£95.00

Ray Campbell

Seaton Sluice Harbour

Format Canvas: OPEN edition Giclee print on block canvas printed on Breathing colour Chromata 430..

£80.00

Ray Campbell

Seaton Sluice Harbour Steps

Maybe it could be a “Man Thing” but there is something about Coastal & Harbour scenes that ha..

£80.00

Trevor Craggs

Spring Tide

The ambition of this painting was to capture the constant movement of the sea. The taste of salt ..

£110.00

Ray Campbell

The Kings Arms - Seaton Sluice

Available in two formatsLimited edition Giclee print on superior paper with double thickness..

£80.00

Roy Francis Kirton

Seaton Sluice

Format: Paper Giclee print on Innova textured Fine Art paper 310gsm Double mountedPrint size..

£425.00

Roy Francis Kirton

Seaton Sluice Harbour

Format: Paper Giclee print on Innova Soft Textured Natural White 310gsmPrint size: 33 x 49cm..

£175.00