Description: Happisburgh Lighthouse
Date Listed: 11 May 1987
English Heritage Building ID: 224255
OS Grid Reference: TG3841930640
OS Grid Coordinates: 638419, 330640
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8205, 1.5371
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HAPPISBURGH LIGHTHOUSE LANE
TG 33 SE
5/40 Happisburgh Lighthouse
and Lighthouse Cottages
Lighthouse and 2 keepers' cottages. 1791. Painted and rendered brick. 5
storeys of tapering circular section, each storey separated by string course
and each painted alternately red and white. Entrance door to west.
Segmental-headed windows to alternate storeys. Gallery to east side
immediately below glazed lantern stage. Tower set between 2 square single
storey cottages, each of 2 bays each side. Rendered and colourwashed brick
with roofs either concrete tiles (No. 1) or slate (No. 2). Pilasters to
corners and centre of each side separating sash windows with glazing bars
and keystones. Internal passageway from each leads into tower and opens to
exterior through square-headed door. Double hipped roofs with twin-flued
stacks to each.
Listing NGR: TG3841930640
Source: English Heritage
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