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Description: Upper Lighthouse or Pharos
Date Listed: 31 March 1978
English Heritage Building ID: 184764
OS Grid Reference: SD3393748289
OS Grid Coordinates: 333937, 448289
Latitude/Longitude: 53.9265, -3.0075
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5299 PHAROS PLACE
Upper Lighthouse or
SD 3348 2/4
1836-40. Opened in 1840 (Preston Chronicle and Railway Magazine) and almost
certainly designed by Decimus Burton. Cost £1,770. Ashlar. Red sandstone.
Rusticated and vermiculated base, square in plan, battered, with clasping buttresses
and moulded cornice. Door with "Egyptian" surround. Cylindrical stem with moulded
base, 4 unmoulded round-arched windows and 4 oculi at top. Balcony on console-
shaped brackets with cast iron balustrade. Summit octagonal with moulded cornice
on console-shaped brackets, door with unmoulded surround and marginal glazing bars,
planked opening on West side.
Listing NGR: SD3393748289
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Source: English Heritage
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