KILLINGHOLME NORTH LOW LIGHTHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1103707
Date first listed:
17-Oct-1985
Statutory Address:
KILLINGHOLME NORTH LOW LIGHTHOUSE

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Location

Statutory Address:
KILLINGHOLME NORTH LOW 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 17778 18443

Details

TA 11 NE SOUTH KILLINGHOLME TA 177 184

11/72 Killingholme North Low Lighthouse

GV II

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

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
165872
Legacy System:
LBS

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

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: 30 Jun 2001
Reference: IOE01/05328/11
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