LIGHTHOUSE (MARKING ENTRANCE FROM MERSEY ESTUARY TO SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL, BEOFRE SHIP CANAL WAS BUILT)

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1130345
Date first listed:
26-Aug-1971
Date of most recent amendment:
17-May-1985
Statutory Address:
LIGHTHOUSE (MARKING ENTRANCE FROM MERSEY ESTUARY TO SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL, BEOFRE SHIP CANAL WAS BUILT), LOWER MERSEY STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
LIGHTHOUSE (MARKING ENTRANCE FROM MERSEY ESTUARY TO SHROPSHIRE UNION CANAL, BEOFRE SHIP CANAL WAS BUILT), LOWER MERSEY STREET

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

District:
Cheshire West and Chester (Unitary Authority)
National Grid Reference:
SJ 40505 77413

Details

ELLESMERE PORT & NESTON LOWER MERSEY STREET SJ 4077 7/37 Lighthouse (Marking Entrance from Mersey 26.8.71 Estuary to Shropshire Union Canal, before Ship Canal was built) (formerly listed as Lighthouse situated on the banks of the Manchester Ship Canal near the end of Lower Mersey Street) GV II 1881, G R Webb, engineer; tapering octagonal tower of red and blue brick carry- ing lantern under shaped octagonal cupola. On site of previous lighthouse (c.1835-1881).

Listing NGR: SJ4050577413

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
56298
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

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