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Edinburgh, Newhaven Harbour, Western Lighthouse

A Category B Listed Building in Edinburgh, Edinburgh

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.9823 / 55°58'56"N

Longitude: -3.1966 / 3°11'47"W

OS Eastings: 325437

OS Northings: 677241

OS Grid: NT254772

Mapcode National: GBR 8N2.0Z

Mapcode Global: WH6SD.WW0R

Entry Name: Edinburgh, Newhaven Harbour, Western Lighthouse

Location: Edinburgh

County: Edinburgh

Town: Edinburgh

Locality: Leith

Traditional County: Midlothian

Listing Date: 14 December 1970

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Building Class: Cultural

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB43712

Source ID: 390315

Description

NEW LIGHTHOUSE: 1869, James Dove & Company, Edinburgh; first lit 1878. Final addition to pier extension, 1876. Cast-iron; 4-tiered, octagonal section with coved and stepped cornice, swept upper stage with portholes and projecting balcony on brackets. Glass light; decorative fenestration; cast-iron cap converges in semi-circular finial.

INTERIOR: not seen 1996.

Statement of Interest

B Group with Newhaven Harbour and Old Harbour Light, Newhaven (see separate list entries). No longer used but relatively intact. Previously listed with Newhaven Harbour and Old Harbour Light (now listed separately).

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