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Upper Lighthouse or Pharos, Fleetwood

Description: Upper Lighthouse or Pharos

Grade: II
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

Location: Pharos Place, Hardhorn and Thornton, Lancashire FY7 6BJ

Locality: Fleetwood
Local Authority: Wyre Borough Council
County: Lancashire
Country: England
Postcode: FY7 6BJ

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Listing Text

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

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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