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North Pier with Crane Attached and Lighthouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Tynemouth, North Tyneside

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0159 / 55°0'57"N

Longitude: -1.4104 / 1°24'37"W

OS Eastings: 437799

OS Northings: 569194

OS Grid: NZ377691

Mapcode National: GBR LBLF.GR

Mapcode Global: WHD4S.96M3

Entry Name: North Pier with Crane Attached and Lighthouse

Listing Date: 19 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1025352

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303357

Location: North Tyneside, NE30

County: North Tyneside

Electoral Ward/Division: Tynemouth

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: Tynemouth Priory Holy Saviour

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

TYNEMOUTH PIER ROAD (south end)
NZ 36 NE and NZ 3769 SW
Tynemouth
10/111
& 8/111 North Pier with crane attached
and Lighthouse.

G.V. II

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 tapered lighthouse, 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

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