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Killingholme North Low Lighthouse, South Killingholme

Description: Killingholme North Low Lighthouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 17 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 165872

OS Grid Reference: TA1777818443
OS Grid Coordinates: 517778, 418443
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6492, -0.2196

Location: Station Road, South Killingholme, North Lincolnshire DN40 3ED

Locality: South Killingholme
County: North Lincolnshire
Country: England
Postcode: DN40 3ED

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Listing Text

TA 177 184

11/72 Killingholme North Low


Lighthouse and adjoining lighthouse keeper's house, now house. 1851 by
William Foale for Trinity House, with later alterations and additions to
rear. Brick, smooth-rendered to lighthouse, rough-rendered to house. Slate
roof to house. Front to seaward. 4-storey tapered round tower with 2-
storey 2-bay house adjoining to left (south); single-storey extensions to
left and rear. Tower: prominently splayed-out base, recessed bowed 12-pane
sashes with projecting cills to first three floors. Top floor has balcony
with plain iron railings, plinth, incised chamfered band, recessed panelled
door, small casement and wide 10-pane north-facing window. Ribbed dome with
scalloped eaves. Projecting stack corbelled out at top of tower, with 4
octagonal pots. House: projecting enclosed gabled porch to left with C20
door to right side, two 4-pane sashes to front with projecting cills and
recessed cambered arches and coped gable with shaped kneelers. Single
unequal sash with glazing bars to first floor right. Coped gable with
shaped kneelers abutting lighthouse tower to right; hipped roof to left with
end stack. Extensions to left in similar materials, with C20 casements and
hipped roofs. The lighthouse was used as a signal station for trawlers
until 1920. Date of erection and names of wardens recorded on plaque on
nearby Killingholme High Lighthouse (q.v.). D. Jackson, Lighthouses of
England and Wales, 1975, 104-5; D B Hague & R Christie, Lighthouses, 1975,

Listing NGR: TA1777818443

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Source: English Heritage

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