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Lower Lighthouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Fleetwood, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.9286 / 53°55'42"N

Longitude: -3.0091 / 3°0'32"W

OS Eastings: 333838

OS Northings: 448518

OS Grid: SD338485

Mapcode National: GBR 7RF0.BG

Mapcode Global: WH84P.RJ94

Entry Name: Lower Lighthouse

Listing Date: 26 April 1950

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1362180

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184744

Location: Fleetwood, Wyre, Lancashire, FY7

County: Lancashire

District: Wyre

Civil Parish: Fleetwood

Built-Up Area: Fleetwood

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Fleetwood St Peter and St David

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

Lower Lighthouse
SD 3348 2/3 26.4.50


1836-41. Opened in 1840 (Preston Chronicle and Railway Magazine) and almost certainly
designed by Decimus Burton. Cost £1,000. Ashlar. Red sandstone. 3 stages.
Lower stage has a Tuscan order on a 2-step podium, forming a portico in antis
on south side. Balustrade with vase-shaped balusters, dies, and moulded rail.
Middle stage has 1 blind round-arched door with plain raised frames on each
side, each with oculus over. Balcony with cast-iron railings, on plain deep
brackets. Top stage octagonal. Moulded cornice. Octagonal dome with tiny
octagonal drum at apex.

Listing NGR: SD3383848518

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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