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List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.


List entry Number: 1070066



The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Kent

District: Dover

District Type: District Authority

Parish: St. Margaret's At Cliffe

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 22-Aug-1966

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 178496

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TR 34 SE ST MARGARET'S AT CLIFFE THE FRONT (south Foreland) 6/57 St. Margaret's 22.8.66 Old Lighthouse


Lighthouse. Built 1795, rebuilt 1843. Red brick rendered with Roman cement, with cast iron lantern. Octagonal plan. Two storeys, with machicolated battlements. Lantern with latticed windows. Two four centred arched doorways, with entrance porch missing, one leading to basement, that to right to main stair, with niche between. Interior: staircase winds inside main chamber, with cast iron floors, the walls originally panelled and surviving in part. Cast iron lantern, the light originally floated on a bed of mercury to maintain balance. Glazing lost. The single storey outbuilding described in previous survey has fallen victim to the receding cliffline. Sold by Trinity House with the establishment of the Goodwin Lightship.

Listing NGR: TR3591143305

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National Grid Reference: TR 36255 43384


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