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North Pier with Crane Attached and Lighthouse, Tynemouth

Description: North Pier with Crane Attached and Lighthouse

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 303357

OS Grid Reference: NZ3779969194
OS Grid Coordinates: 437799, 569194
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0159, -1.4104

Location: North Tyneside NE30 4DQ

Locality: Tynemouth
County: North Tyneside
Country: England
Postcode: NE30 4DQ

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Listing Text

NZ 36 NE and NZ 3769 SW
& 8/111 North Pier with crane attached
and Lighthouse.


Pier and lighthouse. 1854-1895; partly rebuilt in 1909. Engineers W.A. Brookes to
1858, J. F. Ure from 1858, and P.J. Messent from 1862,for Tyne Improvement
Commissioners. Rock-faced stone pier and north shelter wall, iron crane. Painted
rendered ashlar lighthouse with glass lantern. Pier c900 metres long. Tall taperedlighthouse, on round platform, has recessed door in south side. The crane is not of special interest.
Sources: J. Guthrie The River Tyne (1880); R. W. Johnson The Making of the Tyne (Newcastle 1895).

Listing NGR: NZ3779969194

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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