LIGHTHOUSE ON LONGSTONE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1234462
Date first listed:
22-Dec-1969
Statutory Address:
LIGHTHOUSE ON LONGSTONE

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Location

Statutory Address:
LIGHTHOUSE ON LONGSTONE

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

District:
Northumberland (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
North Sunderland
National Grid Reference:
NU 24591 38983

Details

NORTH SUNDERLAND LONGSTONE NU 23 NW Farne Islands 5/178 Lighthouse on Lighthouse on Longs tone 22/12/69 GV II Lighthouse and Keeper's cottage. 1826 by David Alexander for Trinity House, Newcastle, enlarged later C19 by Joseph Nelson. Ashlar and dressed stone, painted red and white. All the buildings are set on a tall, dressed-stone base, rounded in plan with a segment-headed doorway in alternating-block surround. The base has a bold, roll-moulded top. Tall, 5-storey circular tapering lighthouse with small, square openings in raised surrounds. Platform with iron railings below the light. The light has trellised glazing bars. Small domed roof. Lower rounded extension on east side for foghorn. To right a single-storey, 2-bay cottage, rounded at each end. Segment-headed 12-pane sashes. Door on left return. Roof hidden by parapet. Of great landscape value and famous for its association with Grace Darling (18l5-42) daughter of the keeper who with her father rescued five people from the wreck of the Forarshire in 1838.

Listing NGR: NU2459138983

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
410375
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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