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Beacon Tower at East End of North Pier of West Harbour

A Grade II Listed Building in Headland and Harbour, Hartlepool

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.6886 / 54°41'18"N

Longitude: -1.1928 / 1°11'33"W

OS Eastings: 452135

OS Northings: 532916

OS Grid: NZ521329

Mapcode National: GBR NG37.K1

Mapcode Global: WHD6F.ND7Z

Entry Name: Beacon Tower at East End of North Pier of West Harbour

Location: Hartlepool, TS24

County: Hartlepool

Locality: Headland and Harbour

Traditional County: Durham

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): County Durham

Listing Date: 8 April 1987

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433301

Source ID: 1250819

Listing Text

COMMERCIAL STREET
NZ 53 SW(NZ 521 329)
(east side, off)
4/155 Beacon tower at east end
of North Pier of West
Harbour

II

Beacon tower, c.1850 probably by Thames Casebourne (engineer) for Hartlepool
West Harbour and Dock Company. Cast iron column and lantern; sandstone ashlar plinth.
Fluted Doric column with square abacus, supports octagonal pedestal-shaped lantern
with rectangular-shaped opening in each face of die, now mostly block with copper
sheets. Door at base of north-west face of column. 5-stepped octagonal plinth.
Originally used as navigation light at entrance to West Harbour; now disused and
dilapidated.


Listing NGR: NZ5213532916

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