THORNGUMBALD CLOUGH HIGH LIGHTHOUSE

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II
List Entry Number:
1309912
Date first listed:
21-May-1987
Statutory Address:
THORNGUMBALD CLOUGH HIGH LIGHTHOUSE, THORNGUMBALD ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
THORNGUMBALD CLOUGH HIGH LIGHTHOUSE, THORNGUMBALD ROAD

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

District:
East Riding of Yorkshire (Unitary Authority)
Parish:
Paull
National Grid Reference:
TA 17218 24979

Details

PAULL THORNGUMBALD ROAD TA 12 SE (south-west side, off)

6/11 Thorngumbald Clough High Lighthouse

GV II Lighthouse. 1870 for Trinity House. Brick and ashlar base; tower with rivetted wrought-iron frame, casing and balcony; painted red. Drum-shaped base approximately 1 metre high, with rough-faced ashlar top carrying slender tapered round lighthouse tower of 3 stages, overall height approximately 12 metres. Tall first stage: open framework with 8 vertical ribs linked by 6 horizontal bands and a series of inner tension rods bolted to small central hoops. Iron ladder to half-balcony supporting a short ladder up to entrance hatch to second stage with rivetted outer casing. Upper stage has angle struts supporting balcony with plain railings, small door with strap hinges to south, projecting rectangular window to north. Gutter, domed cap with cylindrical ventilator. One of the series of Humber Estuary Lights which included lighthouses at Spurn Point, Easington parish (qv) and South Killingholme (qv), on the south bank. Together with the neighbouring Low Lighthouse to the north (qv), and others at Salt End (now removed), it replaced the lighthouse at Town End Road, Paull (qv). An unusual and innovative design. Still in operation. D Jackson, Lighthouses of England and Wales, 1975, p 105.



Listing NGR: TA1721824979

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
166657
Legacy System:
LBS

Sources

Books and journals
Jackson, D , Lighthouses of England and Wales, (1975), 105

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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Date: 19 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/10222/07
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