Description: Lighthouse on Bank of River Ouse
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
SE 82 SW TWIN RIVERS MAIN STRET
SE 8213 2320 (north side, off)
1/37 Lighthouse on bank of
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
Source: English Heritage
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