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The Lighthouse, Hunstanton

Description: The Lighthouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 20 September 1984
English Heritage Building ID: 221217

OS Grid Reference: TF6763042048
OS Grid Coordinates: 567630, 342048
Latitude/Longitude: 52.9496, 0.4936

Location: Lighthouse Close, Hunstanton, Norfolk PE36 6EL

Locality: Hunstanton
Local Authority: King's Lynn and West Norfolk Borough Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: PE36 6EL

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Listing Text

New Hunstanton
The Lighthouse.

- II

Former lighthouse and cottages attached to north. C.1830. Rendered stuccoed
brick, slated roofs. Circular, battered tower of classical derived
inspiration. 4 storeys. Coat of arms at base, single round headed windows
to each floor. Massive modillion blocks form brackets for gallery with iron
balcony encircling a canted top-storey with C20 termination above. Cottage
attached to north, originally balanced by another to south since demolished.
Gothick. 2 storey gable with ground-floor pedimented bay window, first floor
cross window with drip mould. C20 casements inserted. Kneelers and coped
parapets, roof replaced and stacks to north cut down. Door with rusticated
dressings in wing connecting with lighthouse.

Listing NGR: TF6763042048

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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