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Latitude: 55.512 / 55°30'43"N
Longitude: -1.9626 / 1°57'45"W
OS Eastings: 402460
OS Northings: 624251
OS Grid: NU024242
Mapcode National: GBR G4QP.XX
Mapcode Global: WH9ZQ.TQM8
Entry Name: Observatory Circa 100 Yards South West of Lilburn Tower
Listing Date: 25 January 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1370892
English Heritage Legacy ID: 237551
Location: Lilburn, Northumberland, NE66
Civil Parish: Lilburn
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Northumberland
Church of England Parish: Eglingham St Maurice
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
NU 02 SW LILBURN LILBURN TOWER
7/87 Observatory c.1OO yards
South-West of Lilburn Tower
Observatory, c1840. By John Dobson. Ashlar with copper roof and battlemented
parapet. Single storey. 3 bays with lower, one-bay extensions left and right.
Centre bay canted and containing door with Tudor head in left part and 12-pane
sash in front, hoodmoulds to both. Left bay has tall, narrow window for telescope.
Similar openings to rear, also doors in left and right extensions. Copper dome
above with openings for telescopes.
Fully equipped C19 observatory.
Listing NGR: NU0246024251
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