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Row of 5 Street Lights South Side of Esplanade Between Lancaster Gardens and Connaught Gardens, Clacton-on-Sea

Description: Row of 5 Street Lights South Side of Esplanade Between Lancaster Gardens and Connaught Gardens

Grade: II
Date Listed: 4 July 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 119869

OS Grid Reference: TM1845715088
OS Grid Coordinates: 618457, 215088
Latitude/Longitude: 51.7918, 1.1664

Location: 93 Marine Parade E, Clacton-on-Sea, Essex CO15 6JS

Locality: Clacton-on-Sea
Local Authority: Tendring District Council
County: Essex
Country: England
Postcode: CO15 6JS

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Listing Text

TM 11 NE
7/9 Row of 5 street lights
south side of Esplanade
between Lancaster
Gardens and Connaught
5 street lights. Installed c.1912 together with group along Marine Parade east
and west q.v. 11/10. Cast iron. The first electric street lights in Clacton.
The very tall posts have 2 double bands with central heart motifs, the bases
with moulded rings, reeded columns, moulded circles, rings and beadlets,
acanthus vase with moulded rings and reeding over. The posts are topped with
large ring moulded lidded urns with finials, the urn sides with acanthus
mouldings. 2 pendant brackets curve outwards from the urn rims, each with
terminal urns with square heads and finials and support the circular lamps. The
brackets are supported by inner continuous curved and angled brackets the
centres of which are attached to curved and angled panels with acanthus
moulding. The lights are attractive giving the appearance of double pendants
and are a rare survival in Essex.

Listing NGR: TM1845715088

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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