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Number 4 Leading Light on Foreshore Near Rampside Hall

A Grade II Listed Building in Roosecote, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.0864 / 54°5'11"N

Longitude: -3.1612 / 3°9'40"W

OS Eastings: 324139

OS Northings: 466237

OS Grid: SD241662

Mapcode National: GBR 6PC5.DW

Mapcode Global: WH72Q.DKX3

Entry Name: Number 4 Leading Light on Foreshore Near Rampside Hall

Listing Date: 21 August 1991

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1197853

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388563

Location: Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA13

County: Cumbria

District: Barrow-in-Furness

Town: Barrow-in-Furness

Electoral Ward/Division: Roosecote

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: Rampside St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


708-1/6/110 (South side (off))
21/08/91 No.4 Leading Light on foreshore near
Rampside Hall


Navigation beacon. c1875. Red and yellow brick. Slender,
square tower approx 20m in height. Clasping, red brick
pilaster strips and yellow brick side panels with iron straps
that project up from concrete foundation; iron access door and
small slit windows. Corbelled brickwork beneath yellow brick
lantern housing with iron strapping and rectangular panels on
each side. More corbelling beneath brick, pyramidal roof.
Similar leading lights were built on Foulney Island and off
Carr Lane, Walney Island (both now demolished). The alignment
of the lights assisted the approach to Barrow-in-Furness.

Listing NGR: SD2413966237

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

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