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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.


List entry Number: 1252010



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

County: Kent

District: Shepway

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Lydd

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 05-Aug-1992

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 175253

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The following building shall be added to the list:- LYDD DUNGENESS TR 01 NE 6/10001 The Old Lighthouse

II Disused lighthouse, now museum. Built between 1901-1904 it replaced the lighthouse erected by William Coke of Holkham in 1792. Tapering structure of 6 storeys, built of glazed brick with iron handrail at top and glass lookout. 143 feet in height and 38 feet in diameter. Plinth. Central part of white brick has been painted over. Cambered casement windows and cambered doorcase with fanlight, 3 steps and stone plaque above with Coat of Arms of Trinity House. [See PEVSNER ed. B. O. E. "West Kent and the Weald". p252]

Listing NGR: TR0885216899

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Newman, J, The Buildings of England: West Kent and the Weald, (1980), 252

National Grid Reference: TR 08852 16899


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