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Lighthouse on Bank of River Ouse, Twin Rivers

Description: Lighthouse on Bank of River Ouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 30 September 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 165424

OS Grid Reference: SE8212823202
OS Grid Coordinates: 482128, 423202
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6988, -0.7575

Location: Twin Rivers, East Riding of Yorkshire DN14 8HN

Locality: Twin Rivers
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN14 8HN

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Listing Text

SE 8213 2320 (north side, off)
1/37 Lighthouse on bank of
River Ouse

- II

Lighthouse. Probably late C19, for Aire and Calder Navigation. Concrete
base with ashlar cornice; timber- or metal-framed tower with covering of
felted vertical wooden boards, iron railings and balcony with timber
decking; sheet metal dome. Circular on plan. 5-storey height. 3 stages.
Rusticated cylindrical bottom stage has plinth, steps to north entrance with
recessed panelled door in chamfered architrave, plain board door to south,
moulded ashlar cornice. Tapered tower above with sets of 3 small
stairlights to south and west sides. Plain brackets supporting balcony with
plain railings. Top stage with wide 2-light window to north side beneath
cornice and ribbed dome with small cylindrical ventilator with conical cap.
Interior not inspected. A local landmark, and the only lighthouse on the
Ouse-Trent-Humber river system upstream of the estuary mouth.

Listing NGR: SE8212823202

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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