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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: 1103707



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


District: North Lincolnshire

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish: South Killingholme

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 17-Oct-1985

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 165872

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11/72 Killingholme North Low Lighthouse


Lighthouse and adjoining lighthouse keeper's house, now house. 1851 by William Foale for Trinity House, with later alterations and additions to rear. Brick, smooth-rendered to lighthouse, rough-rendered to house. Slate roof to house. Front to seaward. 4-storey tapered round tower with 2- storey 2-bay house adjoining to left (south); single-storey extensions to left and rear. Tower: prominently splayed-out base, recessed bowed 12-pane sashes with projecting cills to first three floors. Top floor has balcony with plain iron railings, plinth, incised chamfered band, recessed panelled door, small casement and wide 10-pane north-facing window. Ribbed dome with scalloped eaves. Projecting stack corbelled out at top of tower, with 4 octagonal pots. House: projecting enclosed gabled porch to left with C20 door to right side, two 4-pane sashes to front with projecting cills and recessed cambered arches and coped gable with shaped kneelers. Single unequal sash with glazing bars to first floor right. Coped gable with shaped kneelers abutting lighthouse tower to right; hipped roof to left with end stack. Extensions to left in similar materials, with C20 casements and hipped roofs. The lighthouse was used as a signal station for trawlers until 1920. Date of erection and names of wardens recorded on plaque on nearby Killingholme High Lighthouse (q.v.). D. Jackson, Lighthouses of England and Wales, 1975, 104-5; D B Hague & R Christie, Lighthouses, 1975, 218.

Listing NGR: TA1777818443

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Hague, B, Christie, R, Lighthouses their Architecture History and Archaeology, (1975), 218
Jackson, D , Lighthouses of England and Wales, (1975), 104-105

National Grid Reference: TA 17778 18443


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