Description: North Pier with Crane Attached and Lighthouse
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
TYNEMOUTH PIER ROAD (south end)
NZ 36 NE and NZ 3769 SW
& 8/111 North Pier with crane attached
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
Source: English Heritage
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