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Latitude: 51.3277 / 51°19'39"N
Longitude: 1.4215 / 1°25'17"E
OS Eastings: 638461
OS Northings: 164290
OS Grid: TR384642
Mapcode National: GBR X0M.L77
Mapcode Global: VHMCW.LWBL
Entry Name: Lighthouse on West Pier
Listing Date: 30 October 1985
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1086089
English Heritage Legacy ID: 171985
Location: Ramsgate, Thanet, Kent, CT11
Civil Parish: Ramsgate
Built-Up Area: Ramsgate
Traditional County: Kent
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Kent
RAMSGATE ROYAL HARBOUR
TR 3864 SW
19/349 Lighthouse on
Lighthouse. 1842 by John Shaw. Cornish granite, glass and iron.
Cylindrical column of granite with moulded base and entablature, the frieze
inscribed 3 times: Perfugium Miseris. South western doorway with 3 panel
iron door and date stone over: AD MD CCCXCII. Octagonal glass lantern
with iron cornice ornamented with shells, and with ball finial and weather
vane. Contains 150 watt lamp with stepped lens with light range of 7
miles. Replaced an earlier Benjamin Wyatt lighthouse which had been too
close to the pier head, and damaged by overhanging ships masts. (Busson,
Cap. 3; Matkin, Maritime Thanet).
Listing NGR: TR3846164290
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