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BEACON TOWER AT EAST END OF NORTH PIER OF WEST HARBOUR

List Entry Summary

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

Name: BEACON TOWER AT EAST END OF NORTH PIER OF WEST HARBOUR

List entry Number: 1250819

Location

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

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

County:

District: Hartlepool

District Type: Unitary Authority

Parish:

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 08-Apr-1987

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 433301

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List entry Description

Summary of Building

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History

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Details

COMMERCIAL STREET NZ 53 SW(NZ 521 329) (east side, off) 4/155 Beacon tower at east end of North Pier of West Harbour

II

Beacon tower, c.1850 probably by Thames 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: NZ5213532916

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National Grid Reference: NZ 52135 32916

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