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Original Lighting Column Opposite 22 St Mary's Terrace

A Grade II Listed Building in Hastings, East Sussex

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Latitude: 50.8607 / 50°51'38"N

Longitude: 0.5872 / 0°35'14"E

OS Eastings: 582177

OS Northings: 109986

OS Grid: TQ821099

Mapcode National: GBR PX4.Z4X

Mapcode Global: FRA D63T.QKV

Plus Code: 9F22VH6P+7V

Entry Name: Original Lighting Column Opposite 22 St Mary's Terrace

Listing Date: 11 November 2002

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1096111

English Heritage Legacy ID: 490077

Location: Castle, Hastings, East Sussex, TN34

County: East Sussex

District: Hastings

Electoral Ward/Division: Castle

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Hastings

Traditional County: Sussex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex

Church of England Parish: Hastings Emmanuel

Church of England Diocese: Chichester

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757/0/10072 Original Lighting Column opposite 22 S
11-NOV-02 t Mary's Terrace


Gas lighting column, later converted to electricity. Column of a standard type introduced from the late 1870s for the Hastings and District Gas Lighting Co, with early C20 electricity switch and timer box. Thought to have been erected between 1880 and 1890. Cast iron. Comprises a tapering column about 8 feet high of octagonal shape with two decorative bands and a moulded plinth bearing the inscription "HASTINGS AND ST. LEONARD'S GAS CO." There is an enlarged octagonal head on to which an early C20 electricity switch and timer box has been fitted. Above this is a swansneck bracket with paterae and scrolled finial which currently supports a late C20 lantern. One of a series of three identical gas lighting columns in St Mary's Terrace.

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