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The Old Lighthouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Lydd, Kent

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.9138 / 50°54'49"N

Longitude: 0.9697 / 0°58'10"E

OS Eastings: 608852

OS Northings: 116899

OS Grid: TR088168

Mapcode National: GBR T12.L09

Mapcode Global: FRA D6XP.HM4

Entry Name: The Old Lighthouse

Listing Date: 5 August 1992

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1252010

English Heritage Legacy ID: 175253

Location: Lydd, Shepway, Kent, TN29

County: Kent

District: Shepway

Civil Parish: Lydd

Built-Up Area: Dungeness

Traditional County: Kent

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent

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Listing Text

The following building shall be added to the list:-
LYDD DUNGENESS
TR 01 NE
6/10001 The Old Lighthouse

II
Disused lighthouse, now museum. Built between 1901-1904 it
replaced the lighthouse erected by William Coke of Holkham in
1792. Tapering structure of 6 storeys, built of glazed brick with
iron handrail at top and glass lookout. 143 feet in height and
38 feet in diameter. Plinth. Central part of white brick has been
painted over. Cambered casement windows and cambered doorcase
with fanlight, 3 steps and stone plaque above with Coat of Arms
of Trinity House.
[See PEVSNER ed. B. O. E. "West Kent and the Weald". p252]


Listing NGR: TR0885216899

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