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Upper Lighthouse or Pharos

A Grade II Listed Building in Fleetwood, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.9265 / 53°55'35"N

Longitude: -3.0075 / 3°0'27"W

OS Eastings: 333937

OS Northings: 448289

OS Grid: SD339482

Mapcode National: GBR 7RF1.P6

Mapcode Global: WH84P.SK1Q

Entry Name: Upper Lighthouse or Pharos

Listing Date: 31 March 1978

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1072397

English Heritage Legacy ID: 184764

Location: Fleetwood, Wyre, Lancashire, FY7

County: Lancashire

District: Wyre

Civil Parish: Fleetwood

Built-Up Area: Fleetwood

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Fleetwood St Peter and St David

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text

Upper Lighthouse or
SD 3348 2/4


1836-40. Opened in 1840 (Preston Chronicle and Railway Magazine) and almost
certainly designed by Decimus Burton. Cost £1,770. Ashlar. Red sandstone.
Rusticated and vermiculated base, square in plan, battered, with clasping buttresses
and moulded cornice. Door with "Egyptian" surround. Cylindrical stem with moulded
base, 4 unmoulded round-arched windows and 4 oculi at top. Balcony on console-
shaped brackets with cast iron balustrade. Summit octagonal with moulded cornice
on console-shaped brackets, door with unmoulded surround and marginal glazing bars,
planked opening on West side.

Listing NGR: SD3393748289

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