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New High Light and House Attached, North Shields

Description: New High Light and House Attached

Grade: II
Date Listed: 19 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 303375

OS Grid Reference: NZ3605568382
OS Grid Coordinates: 436055, 568382
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0087, -1.4378

Location: Tyne Street, North Tyneside NE30 1NA

Locality: North Shields
County: North Tyneside
Country: England
Postcode: NE30 1NA

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Listing Text

NZ 3668 SW
North Shields.
15/127 New High Light and house
Lighthouse and house. Lighthouse dated 1808 on north elevation and on rainwater
head; house 1860. Lighthouse by John Stokoe, for Trinity House, Newcastle upon
Tyne. Painted ashlar and brick; iron balustrade and lead roof to lighthouse and
Welsh slate roof, with flat stone gable coping, to house. Lighthouse 4 storeys
and lantern stage, one bay. Ground-floor projection holds blocked Venetian
window under string; pedimented chambranle projection above. Blocked windows
with classical treatment on first and second floors; round-arched top window
under pediment. Cornice and iron balustrade with urn cover finials. Set-back
lantern stage has blind window and round-hipped roof with central corniced
stack. House adjoining at right: 2 storeys, 2 bays. Bricked-up overlight to
hardboard-covered door at left; wedge stone lintels and projecting stone
sills to blocked-up windows. Plaque above door, commemorating rebuilding
in 1860, bears arms of Trinity House, Newcastle.

Listing NGR: NZ3605568382

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Source: English Heritage

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