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Old Lifeboat House

A Grade II Listed Building in Lytham St Anne's, Lancashire

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Latitude: 53.7355 / 53°44'7"N

Longitude: -2.9554 / 2°57'19"W

OS Eastings: 337072

OS Northings: 426995

OS Grid: SD370269

Mapcode National: GBR 7TS7.YN

Mapcode Global: WH85P.KCWM

Entry Name: Old Lifeboat House

Listing Date: 13 January 1971

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1196369

English Heritage Legacy ID: 385275

Location: Fylde, Lancashire, FY8

County: Lancashire

District: Fylde

Town: Fylde

Electoral Ward/Division: Clifton

Built-Up Area: Lytham St Anne's

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lancashire

Church of England Parish: Lytham St John the Divine

Church of England Diocese: Blackburn

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Listing Text


621-1/3/57 (South side)
13/01/71 Old lifeboat house


Lifeboat house, now museum. Mid to later C19; altered. Cobble
walls with sandstone plinth and red brick dressings including
flush strips, slate roof. Rectangular plan aligned with
slipway. Single storey with 3-bay sides and tall
steeply-pitched roof. Each side has buttressed corners, and
three one-light wooden-louvred windows with stone sills and
lintels and chamfered brick jambs, the centre framed by brick
strips, and added benches sheltered by a roof supported by
cast-iron columns; and above the centre of each is a
steeply-pitched gabled dormer with a window like the others,
and a finial. The centre of the roof has a wooden lantern with
steep slated pyramidal cap surmounted by a weathervane. The
south gable wall has a large doorway with folding double
doors, a one-light window above, and projected verges with an
apex finial. Forms a group with the windmill (q.v.) which
stands close to the north end.

Listing NGR: SD3707226995

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

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