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Description: Killingholme South Low Lighthouse
Date Listed: 17 October 1985
English Heritage Building ID: 165873
OS Grid Reference: TA1801118148
OS Grid Coordinates: 518011, 418148
Latitude/Longitude: 53.6465, -0.2162
TA 11 NE SOUTH KILLINGHOLME
TA 180 181
11/73 Killingholme South Low
Lighthouse. 1836 by Francis Dales for Trinity House. Brick, rendered and
colourwashed. 4-storey tapered round tower approximately 15 metres high,
with small rectangular projections on south face. Plain recessed board door
to south. Recessed louvred openings to ground and first floors. 6-pane
casements to 2nd floor. Projecting timber joists support balcony to top
floor with plain iron railings. Top floor has plinth and wide 18-pane east-
facing window (partly painted over). Ribbed dome with scalloped eaves,
capped with squat cylindrical ventilator. Projecting stack with cornice and
3 cylindrical pots. Lighthouse, no longer manned, is used in conjunction
with the nearby Killingholme High Light (q.v.) to guide shipping in the
Humber. Date of erection and names of wardens recorded on plaque of
Killingholme High Lighthouse (q.v.). D. Jackson, Lighthouses of England and
Wales, 1975, 104-5. D B Hague & R Christie, Lighthouses, 1975, 217.
Listing NGR: TA1801118148
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Source: English Heritage
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