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Belle Tout Lighthouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Eastbourne, East Sussex

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Latitude: 50.7382 / 50°44'17"N

Longitude: 0.2145 / 0°12'52"E

OS Eastings: 556356

OS Northings: 95509

OS Grid: TV563955

Mapcode National: GBR MVK.M1D

Mapcode Global: FRA C7B4.9DD

Entry Name: Belle Tout Lighthouse

Location: Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN20

County: East Sussex

District: Eastbourne

Town: Eastbourne

Locality: Meads

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Listing Date: 27 May 1949

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

English Heritage Legacy ID: 293528

Source ID: 1353108

Listing Text

Belle Tout Lighthouse
1. Beachy Head

TV 59 NE 12/45 27.5.49.

Built by Stevenson in 1831 of Aberdeen granite. Disused as a lighthouse since
the modern 1 was built below the cliff in 1902. A house was built onto the
North side of the lighthouse before the last war and used as an artillery
target when the house was reduced to ruins, but the lighthouse to the South
is still more or less intact except for the top storey above the platform which
actually housed the lantern.

Listing NGR: TV5635695509

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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