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Description: Lower Lighthouse
Date Listed: 26 April 1950
English Heritage Building ID: 184744
OS Grid Reference: SD3383848518
OS Grid Coordinates: 333838, 448518
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9285, -3.0091
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SD 3348 2/3 26.4.50
1836-41. Opened in 1840 (Preston Chronicle and Railway Magazine) and almost certainly
designed by Decimus Burton. Cost £1,000. Ashlar. Red sandstone. 3 stages.
Lower stage has a Tuscan order on a 2-step podium, forming a portico in antis
on south side. Balustrade with vase-shaped balusters, dies, and moulded rail.
Middle stage has 1 blind round-arched door with plain raised frames on each
side, each with oculus over. Balcony with cast-iron railings, on plain deep
brackets. Top stage octagonal. Moulded cornice. Octagonal dome with tiny
octagonal drum at apex.
Listing NGR: SD3383848518
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Source: English Heritage
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