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The Lighthouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Maryport, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.7169 / 54°43'0"N

Longitude: -3.5075 / 3°30'27"W

OS Eastings: 302985

OS Northings: 536811

OS Grid: NY029368

Mapcode National: GBR 3FYW.FX

Mapcode Global: WH5YB.3P0T

Plus Code: 9C6RPF8R+QX

Entry Name: The Lighthouse

Listing Date: 23 November 1977

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1144649

English Heritage Legacy ID: 71863

Location: Maryport, Allerdale, Cumbria, CA15

County: Cumbria

Civil Parish: Maryport

Built-Up Area: Maryport

Traditional County: Cumberland

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Maryport St Mary with Christ Church

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text

The following entry shall be added

5161 (South Pier)
The Lighthouse
NY 03 NW 3/150

Circa 1846. Probably the oldest cast iron lighthouse in Britain. Disused. About
36 feet high. On tall plinth of russicated stone with a flattened Tudor arched panel
in each face (one open) and a cornice; the latter supports an octagonal column with
stepped splayed base, crowned by an octagonal lantern with flat capping, finial and
vane. Included mainly for historic interest, as the precursor of a lighthouse type.

Listing NGR: NY0298536811

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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