Sinterlation by Ian Randall, Redcar

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Sinterlation was installed at the end of April 2013 as part of the redevelopment of Redcar seafront.
Sinterlation by Ian Randall, Redcar

The base features some boats to represent the towns fishing history and some steel chains for the local iron and steelmaking heritage. ‘Sinter’ is a mixture of iron ore, limestone and coke used to feed a blast furnace.

Sinterlation by Ian Randall, Redcar

In the background are the re-installed penguins, still in black plastic at the moment.

Charles Head, Water Trough, Stockton

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This roadside water trough is now partially buried due to the roads and pavements rising over the years. Charles Head of Hartburn Hall was part of the Head Wrightson Company.
Charles Head Water Fountain

The plaque inside reads ‘Erected by Charles Arthur Head, Hartburn Hall, 1886″

Charles Head Water Fountain

Hartburn Hall was demolished in the 1930s and Jesmond Grove is now in this location.

1883 Stockton & Middlesbrough Corporations Water Board, Stockton

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This building on Dovecot Street was the offices of the Stockton & Middlesbrough Corporations Water Board.
1883 Stockton & Middlesbrough Water Board

The organisation became the Tees Valley Water Board around 1899 – 19001883 Stockton & Middlesbrough Water Board

The 1883 date stone and name of the original company are still visible.

1883 Stockton & Middlesbrough Water Board

It’s been pointed out to me that this was also the building that Radio Tees was based in between 1975 and 1992.

1897 Stockton Almshouses

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Stockton Almshouses were built around 1897 with the foundation being laid by Mayor Thomas Walton on 26th October 1896.
1897 Stockton Almshouse, Stockton-on-Tees
Theres an inscription somewhere that I missed which reads :-
“Stockton Almshouses
Situation the east side of the High Street, rebuilt 1816 with a sum of money
bequeathed for that purpose by George Brown Esq, were sold and taken down AD 1896.
These buildings were erected with part of the purchasers money AD 1897”
1897 Stockton Almshouse, Stockton-on-Tees
The building is currently shuttered up and I cannot find any information on what the future holds for it, although it is a Grade II listed building.
1897 Stockton Almshouse, Stockton-on-Tees
Below is the Evening Gazette report of the 1896 ceremony.
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