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The Old Lighthouse, Flamborough

Description: The Old Lighthouse

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 11 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 166822

OS Grid Reference: TA2496670810
OS Grid Coordinates: 524966, 470810
Latitude/Longitude: 54.1180, -0.0896

Location: Lighthouse Road, Flamborough, East Riding of Yorkshire YO15 1AJ

Locality: Flamborough
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Country: England
Postcode: YO15 1AJ

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There is also a scheduled monument with a similar name, The Old Lighthouse, Flamborough, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This is probably the same structure or related to it in some way.

Listing Text

(north side)

7/46 The Old Lighthouse
(Formerly listed as
11.1.52 Beacon Tower)
- II*

Former lighthouse, 1674. Coursed chalk rubble with stone dressings;
later repairs in red and light brown brick. Octagonal tower of 4 stages
and brick parapet, all marked by moulded string-courses. Boarded door
in pointed red brick surround; blocked door in pointed yellow brick to
landward side. Rectangular windows to upper 3 stages on seaward facing
cardinal sides: stone surrounds with plain chamfers to reveals, sills,
and lintels. Low roof behind parapet. Interior contains C20 wooden
stairs and floors. This lighthouse, established as a business venture
by Sir John Clayton, was never used.

Listing NGR: TA2496670810

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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