BEACON TOWER AT EAST END OF NORTH PIER OF WEST HARBOUR

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1250819
Date first listed:
08-Apr-1987
Statutory Address:
BEACON TOWER AT EAST END OF NORTH PIER OF WEST HARBOUR, COMMERCIAL STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
BEACON TOWER AT EAST END OF NORTH PIER OF WEST HARBOUR, COMMERCIAL STREET

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

District:
Hartlepool (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Non Civil Parish
National Grid Reference:
NZ5213632916

Details

NZ 53 SW (NZ 521 329) 4/155

COMMERCIAL STREET (east side, off) Beacon tower at east end of North Pier of West Harbour

II

Beacon tower, c.1850 probably by Thomas Casebourne (engineer) for Hartlepool West Harbour and Dock Company. Cast iron column and lantern; sandstone ashlar plinth. Fluted Doric column with square abacus, supports octagonal pedestal-shaped lantern with rectangular-shaped opening in each face of die, now mostly block with copper sheets. Door at base of north-west face of column. 5-stepped octagonal plinth. Originally used as navigation light at entrance to West Harbour; now disused and dilapidated.

Listing NGR: NZ5213632916

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
433301
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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