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Latitude: 55.0159 / 55°0'57"N
Longitude: -1.4104 / 1°24'37"W
OS Eastings: 437799
OS Northings: 569194
OS Grid: NZ377691
Mapcode National: GBR LBLF.GR
Mapcode Global: WHD4S.96M3
Entry Name: North Pier with Crane Attached and Lighthouse
Listing Date: 19 February 1986
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1025352
English Heritage Legacy ID: 303357
Location: North Tyneside, NE30
County: North Tyneside
Electoral Ward/Division: Tynemouth
Traditional County: Northumberland
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Tyne and Wear
Church of England Parish: Tynemouth Priory Holy Saviour
Church of England Diocese: Newcastle
TYNEMOUTH PIER ROAD (south end)
NZ 36 NE and NZ 3769 SW
& 8/111 North Pier with crane attached
Pier and lighthouse. 1854-1895; partly rebuilt in 1909. Engineers W.A. Brookes to
1858, J. F. Ure from 1858, and P.J. Messent from 1862, for Tyne Improvement
Commissioners. Rock-faced stone pier and north shelter wall, iron crane. Painted
rendered ashlar lighthouse with glass lantern. Pier c900 metres long. Tall tapered lighthouse, on round platform, has recessed door in south side. The crane is not of special interest.
Sources: J. Guthrie The River Tyne (1880); R. W. Johnson The Making of the Tyne (Newcastle 1895).
Listing NGR: NZ3779969194
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