LEASOWE LIGHTHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II

List Entry Number: 1259738

Date first listed: 20-May-1952

Statutory Address: Leasowe Common, Moreton, Wirral

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Location

Statutory Address: Leasowe Common, Moreton, Wirral

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

District: Wirral (Metropolitan Authority)

National Grid Reference: SJ 25268 91296

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Details

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SJ 29 SE 2/47

MORETON, LEASOWE COMMON, Leasowe Lighthouse

(Formerly listed under LEASOWE ROAD (west side), New Brighton, Wallasey)

20.5.52

II

Lighthouse, disused. Datestone reads: "M W G/1763" (William Gregson, Mayor of Liverpool). For Liverpool Docks Committee. Brick (cavity brickwork). Tapering cylinder of 7 storeys. Segmental-headed windows to south-east and south-west, now blocked. Blocked rectangular aperture to north has plain balcony, probably altered. Segmental-headed entrance to south east has datestone above. Used for navigation with another lighthouse, now demolished. Operated until 1908, no machinery remaining. A relatively early example of a lighthouse.

Listing NGR: SJ2526891296

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 444452

Legacy System: LBS

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