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Low Lighthouse and Building Attached to North

A Grade II Listed Building in Tynemouth, North Tyneside

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Coordinates

Latitude: 55.0091 / 55°0'32"N

Longitude: -1.4344 / 1°26'3"W

OS Eastings: 436268

OS Northings: 568432

OS Grid: NZ362684

Mapcode National: GBR LBFJ.75

Mapcode Global: WHD4R.YC38

Entry Name: Low Lighthouse and Building Attached to North

Listing Date: 19 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1355017

English Heritage Legacy ID: 303385

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: Tynemouth Priory Holy Saviour

Church of England Diocese: Newcastle

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Listing Text

TYNEMOUTH UNION ROAD (east side, off)
NZ 3668 SW
North Shields.
15/137 Low lighthouse and building
24.10.50 attached to north.
G.V. II
Lighthouse and house attached. Now fish processing unit. 1807 for Trinity
House, Newcastle upon Tyne; house dated 1816 on door lintel. Lighthouse
painted ashlar; lead roof. House: English garden wall bond brick with ashlar
plinth, quoins and dressings; Welsh slate roof. Lighthouse: 6 storeys and
lantern storey, one bay; south door with large overlight above suspended
canopy; sash window under first-floor cornice. Tapered tower with
canted corners: round-headed windows with glazing bars; upper windows
blind on north and west faces; east face entirely blind. Curved railings to
lantern stage which has similar window on south; low curved roof with central
chimney. House: 3 storeys, 3 bays, Alternate-block jambs and stone lintel to
6-panelled door at right; inserted loading door in second bay; blind first
bay. On first floor, sashes with glazing bars and wedge lintels in 2 bays;
at right a large round-headed window, with impost blocks and stone arch, boarded
up; 3 boarded-up second floor windows. Projecting stone sills. Roof hipped at
left.


Listing NGR: NZ3626868431

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