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Description: Low Lighthouse and Building Attached to North
Date Listed: 19 February 1986
English Heritage Building ID: 303385
OS Grid Reference: NZ3626868431
OS Grid Coordinates: 436268, 568431
Latitude/Longitude: 55.0091, -1.4344
TYNEMOUTH UNION ROAD (east side, off)
NZ 3668 SW
15/137 Low lighthouse and building
24.10.50 attached to north.
Lighthouse and house attached. Now fish processing unit. 1807 for Trinity
House, Newcastle upon Tyne; house dated 1816 on door lintel. Lighthouse
painted ashlar; lead roof. House: English garden wall bond brick with ashlar
plinth, quoins and dressings; Welsh slate roof. Lighthouse: 6 storeys and
lantern storey, one bay; south door with large overlight above suspended
canopy; sash window under first-floor cornice. Tapered tower with
canted corners: round-headed windows with glazing bars; upper windows
blind on north and west faces; east face entirely blind. Curved railings to
lantern stage which has similar window on south; low curved roof with central
chimney. House: 3 storeys, 3 bays, Alternate-block jambs and stone lintel to
6-panelled door at right; inserted loading door in second bay; blind first
bay. On first floor, sashes with glazing bars and wedge lintels in 2 bays;
at right a large round-headed window, with impost blocks and stone arch, boarded
up; 3 boarded-up second floor windows. Projecting stone sills. Roof hipped at
Listing NGR: NZ3626868431
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