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Latitude: 50.7382 / 50°44'17"N
Longitude: 0.2145 / 0°12'52"E
OS Eastings: 556356
OS Northings: 95509
OS Grid: TV563955
Mapcode National: GBR MVK.M1D
Mapcode Global: FRA C7B4.9DD
Entry Name: Belle Tout Lighthouse
Listing Date: 27 May 1949
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1353108
English Heritage Legacy ID: 293528
Location: Eastbourne, East Sussex, BN20
County: East Sussex
Electoral Ward/Division: Meads
Traditional County: Sussex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex
Church of England Parish: East Dean with Friston
Church of England Diocese: Chichester
Belle Tout Lighthouse
1. Beachy Head
TV 59 NE 12/45 27.5.49.
Built by Stevenson in 1831 of Aberdeen granite. Disused as a lighthouse since
the modern 1 was built below the cliff in 1902. A house was built onto the
North side of the lighthouse before the last war and used as an artillery
target when the house was reduced to ruins, but the lighthouse to the South
is still more or less intact except for the top storey above the platform which
actually housed the lantern.
Listing NGR: TV5635695509
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