TREVOSE LIGHTHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1212769

Date first listed: 20-May-1988

Statutory Address: TREVOSE LIGHTHOUSE

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: TREVOSE LIGHTHOUSE

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

District: Cornwall (Unitary Authority)

Parish: St. Merryn

National Grid Reference: SW8507876563

Summary

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History

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Details

ST MERRYN TREVOSE HEAD SW 87 NE 1/275 Trevose Lighthouse

II

Light house. 1847. Built by Jacob and Thomas Oliver and sons of Falmouth. White painted masonry. Plan: Circular tower with low single storey entrance block flanked by 2 low single storey dwelling blocks in overall 'V' shaped plan. Exterior: White tower of approximately 87 feet with parapet walkway and lantern surmounted by weather-vain. Single storey pedimented entrance block with central entrance flanked by 2 low single storey dwelling blocks with C20 windows. Interior: Thick fog prevented full inspection and internal inspection at time of survey. Fog signal not installed until 1882 when it was given its first major overhaul and updating. Ingrey, J. St Merryn, its bays and byways 1983 Pevsner N. and Radcliffe, E. The Buildings of England, Cornwall, 2nd edition, 1970 Mudd, D. Cornish Sea Lights, 1978

Listing NGR: SW8507876563

Legacy

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

Legacy System number: 397271

Legacy System: LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Ingrey, J, St Merryn its Bays and Byways, (1983)
Mudd, D, Cornish Sea Lights, (1978)
Pevsner, N, The Buildings of England: Gloucestershire: The Cotswolds, (1970)

End of official listing