History in Structure

Visiting for the first time since the site upgrade? Read what's new!

Belle Tout Lighthouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Eastbourne, East Sussex

Approximate Location Map
Large Map »
Street View
Contributor Photos »

Street View is the best available vantage point looking, if possible, towards the location of the building. In some locations, Street View may not give a view of the actual building, or may not be available at all. Where it is not available, the satellite view is shown instead.

Coordinates

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
1065

TV 59 NE 12/45 27.5.49.
II

2.
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.

Other nearby listed buildings

BritishListedBuildings.co.uk is an independent online resource and is not associated with any government department. All government data published here is used under licence. Please do not contact BritishListedBuildings.co.uk for any queries related to any individual listed building, planning permission related to listed buildings or the listing process itself.

British Listed Buildings is a Good Stuff website.