KILLINGHOLME HIGH LIGHTHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1103706
Date first listed:
17-Oct-1985
Statutory Address:
KILLINGHOLME HIGH LIGHTHOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
KILLINGHOLME HIGH LIGHTHOUSE

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

District:
North Lincolnshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
South Killingholme
National Grid Reference:
TA 17834 18214

Details

HUMBERSIDE GLANFORD 5264

TA 11 NE SOUTH KILLINGHOLME TA 178 182

11/71 Killingholme High Lighthouse

GV II

Lighthouse. Established 1831, rebuilt 1876-7 for Trinity House. Brick, rendered and colourwashed. 6-storey tapered round tower, 30 metres high. Recessed plain door under timber lintel. Two recessed louvred openings to ground floor, two or three 12-pane sashes to 2nd, 3rd, 4th and 5th floors with projecting cills and recessed lintels. Moulded cornice supports balcony to top floor with plain iron railings. Top floor has plinth, incised band below cillband, wide east-facing window with vertical glazing bars. Ribbed dome with scalloped eaves, capped with cylindrical ventilator and weathervane. Stack rising from south side has stepped cornice and four cylindrical pots. Plaque on north side inscribed: THIS LIGHT HOUSE WAS ENLARGED AND REBUILT BY THE TRINITY HOUSE OF KINGSTON UPON HULL 1877 JOHN WILSON (WARDENS GEORGE HARRISON ( THE ONE AT S.E. WAS ERECTED IN 1836 WILLM COLLINSON (WARDENS GEORGE NALL ( AND THE ONE AT THE N.E. IN 1851 JOHN SUGDEN (WARDENS HUNTER ESTILL (

Lighthouse, no longer manned, is used in conjunction with the nearby Killingholme South Low Lighthouse to guide shipping in the Humber, and in the C19 was a link in the Hull Telegraph. D. Jackson, Lighthouses of England and Wales, 1975, 104-5.

Listing NGR: TA1783418214

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
165871
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Jackson, D , Lighthouses of England and Wales, (1975), 104-105

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 21 Aug 2007
Reference: IOE01/16539/26
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Brian Callan. Source Historic England Archive
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