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Latitude: 50.8597 / 50°51'34"N
Longitude: 0.5874 / 0°35'14"E
OS Eastings: 582191
OS Northings: 109874
OS Grid: TQ821098
Mapcode National: GBR PXB.58X
Mapcode Global: FRA D63T.QNH
Entry Name: Original Lighting Column, Opposite 3 St Mary's Terrace
Listing Date: 11 November 2002
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1096113
English Heritage Legacy ID: 490079
Location: Hastings, East Sussex, TN34
County: East Sussex
Electoral Ward/Division: Castle
Built-Up Area: Hastings
Traditional County: Sussex
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Sussex
Church of England Parish: Hastings Emmanuel
Church of England Diocese: Chichester
757/0/10070 Original Lighting Column, opposite 3 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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