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The Old Lighthouse, Lydd

Description: The Old Lighthouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 5 August 1992
English Heritage Building ID: 175253

OS Grid Reference: TR0885216899
OS Grid Coordinates: 608852, 116899
Latitude/Longitude: 50.9138, 0.9697

Location: Dungeness Road, Lydd, Kent TN29 9NA

Locality: Lydd
Local Authority: Shepway District Council
County: Kent
Country: England
Postcode: TN29 9NA

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list:-
TR 01 NE
6/10001 The Old Lighthouse

Disused lighthouse, now museum. Built between 1901-1904 it
replaced the lighthouse erected by William Coke of Holkham in
1792. Tapering structure of 6 storeys, built of glazed brick with
iron handrail at top and glass lookout. 143 feet in height and
38 feet in diameter. Plinth. Central part of white brick has been
painted over. Cambered casement windows and cambered doorcase
with fanlight, 3 steps and stone plaque above with Coat of Arms
of Trinity House.
[See PEVSNER ed. B. O. E. "West Kent and the Weald". p252]

Listing NGR: TR0885216899

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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