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© Mr Bob Cottrell ARPS AFIAP DPAGB

IoE Number: 303385
Location: LOW LIGHTHOUSE AND BUILDING ATTACHED TO NORTH, UNION ROAD (east off)
  TYNEMOUTH, NORTH TYNESIDE, TYNE AND WEAR
Photographer: Mr Bob Cottrell ARPS AFIAP DPAGB
Date Photographed: 29 October 2006
Date listed: 19 February 1986
Date of last amendment: 24 October 1950
Grade II

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TYNEMOUTHUNION ROAD (east side, off)NZ 3668 SWNorth Shields.15/137Low lighthouse and building24.10.50attached to north.

TYNEMOUTH UNION ROAD (east side, off) NZ 3668 SW North Shields. 15/137 Low lighthouse and building 24.10.50 attached to north. G.V. II Lighthouse and house attached. Now fish processing unit. 1807 for Trinity House, Newcastle upon Tyne; house dated 1816 on door lintel. Lighthouse painted ashlar; lead roof. House: English garden wall bond brick with ashlar plinth, quoins and dressings; Welsh slate roof. Lighthouse: 6 storeys and lantern storey, one bay; south door with large overlight above suspended canopy; sash window under first-floor cornice. Tapered tower with canted corners: round-headed windows with glazing bars; upper windows blind on north and west faces; east face entirely blind. Curved railings to lantern stage which has similar window on south; low curved roof with central chimney. House: 3 storeys, 3 bays, Alternate-block jambs and stone lintel to 6-panelled door at right; inserted loading door in second bay; blind first bay. On first floor, sashes with glazing bars and wedge lintels in 2 bays; at right a large round-headed window, with impost blocks and stone arch, boarded up; 3 boarded-up second floor windows. Projecting stone sills. Roof hipped at left.

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