Seven Red Plaice by David KempÂ was unveiled on Wednesday October 16th 2002Â when the Regents Walk development was completed.
Samuel PlimsollÂ devised the Plimsoll Line (not just the pub on he High Street)Â to indicate the maximum legal limit to which a ship could be loaded, it became law in 1876 afterÂ a long strggleÂ including PlimsollÂ calling members of the House of CommonsÂ “villains” and shakingÂ his fist in the Speaker’s face
The plaque on marks the location of the house in which he stayed when visiting Redcar.
This sculpture of the hospital with a nurse and miner was unveiled in June 2010
It was made by blacksmiths James Godbold of Egton for the Eston Residents Association, it is located on the site of hospital which closed in 1980 and has since been demolished.
Update 17/8/2010 – Hardly two months gone and the sculpture has been already been vandalisedÂ
An archaeological digÂ around 1911 / 1912 investigated the remains of a Roman signal station probably constructed in AD 367 and used until AD 390. A chain of these existed along the North Yorkshire coast to warn of coastal attack.
A well was uncovered with the remains of 13 bodies inside, some artifacts from the dig are currently in the Whitby museum.
All traces of the site have now disappeared over the cliff due toÂ erosion, and it doesn’t look like the information board will last much longer either.
Cliffe was a smallÂ ironstone mine worked from 1866 to 1887. Virtually nothing remains on the site except depressions andÂ discolorationsÂ in a field which mark the locations of the shafts.
A railway siding which runs to the shafts and parallel to the current live railway can be identified.
Some remains of theÂ baseÂ on which a Fowler traction engineÂ was mountedÂ exist, but I was unable to locate them in the long summer grass.