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New High Light and House Attached

A Grade II Listed Building in Tynemouth, North Tyneside

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0087 / 55°0'31"N

Longitude: -1.4378 / 1°26'15"W

OS Eastings: 436055

OS Northings: 568382

OS Grid: NZ360683

Mapcode National: GBR LBDJ.J9

Mapcode Global: WHD4R.WCJL

Entry Name: New High Light and House Attached

Listing Date: 19 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1185198

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303375

Location: North Tyneside, NE30

County: North Tyneside

Electoral Ward/Division: Tynemouth

Built-Up Area: Tynemouth

Traditional County: Northumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear

Church of England Parish: North Shields Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

TYNEMOUTH TYNE STREET (south side)
NZ 3668 SW
North Shields.
15/127 New High Light and house
attached.
G.V. II
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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