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The Old Lighthouse

A Grade II* Listed Building in Flamborough, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 54.118 / 54°7'4"N

Longitude: -0.0896 / 0°5'22"W

OS Eastings: 524966

OS Northings: 470810

OS Grid: TA249708

Mapcode National: GBR WNTT.DK

Mapcode Global: WHHF2.LRKG

Entry Name: The Old Lighthouse

Listing Date: 11 January 1952

Last Amended: 2 January 1985

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1083400

English Heritage Legacy ID: 166822

Location: Flamborough, East Riding of Yorkshire, YO15

County: East Riding of Yorkshire

Civil Parish: Flamborough

Traditional County: Yorkshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire

Church of England Parish: Flamborough St Oswald

Church of England Diocese: York

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Listing Text

TA 27 SW FLAMBOROUGH LIGHTHOUSE ROAD
(north side)

7/46 The Old Lighthouse
(Formerly listed as
11.1.52 Beacon Tower)
- II*


Former lighthouse, 1674. Coursed chalk rubble with stone dressings;
later repairs in red and light brown brick. Octagonal tower of 4 stages
and brick parapet, all marked by moulded string-courses. Boarded door
in pointed red brick surround; blocked door in pointed yellow brick to
landward side. Rectangular windows to upper 3 stages on seaward facing
cardinal sides: stone surrounds with plain chamfers to reveals, sills,
and lintels. Low roof behind parapet. Interior contains C20 wooden
stairs and floors. This lighthouse, established as a business venture
by Sir John Clayton, was never used.


Listing NGR: TA2496670810

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