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Latitude: 50.5492 / 50°32'57"N
Longitude: -5.0351 / 5°2'6"W
OS Eastings: 185078
OS Northings: 76563
OS Grid: SW850765
Mapcode National: GBR ZG.NDL2
Mapcode Global: FRA 07BM.470
Entry Name: Trevose Lighthouse
Listing Date: 20 May 1988
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1212769
English Heritage Legacy ID: 397271
Location: St. Merryn, Cornwall, PL28
Civil Parish: St. Merryn
Traditional County: Cornwall
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cornwall
Church of England Parish: St Merryn
Church of England Diocese: Truro
ST MERRYN TREVOSE HEAD
SW 87 NE
1/275 Trevose Lighthouse
Light house. 1847. Built by Jacob and Thomas Oliver and sons of Falmouth. White
Plan: Circular tower with low single storey entrance block flanked by 2 low single
storey dwelling blocks in overall 'V' shaped plan.
Exterior: White tower of approximately 87 feet with parapet walkway and lantern
surmounted by weather-vain. Single storey pedimented entrance block with central
entrance flanked by 2 low single storey dwelling blocks with C20 windows.
Interior: Thick fog prevented full inspection and internal inspection at time of
Fog signal not installed until 1882 when it was given its first major overhaul and
Ingrey, J. St Merryn, its bays and byways 1983
Pevsner N. and Radcliffe, E. The Buildings of England, Cornwall, 2nd edition, 1970
Mudd, D. Cornish Sea Lights, 1978
Listing NGR: SW8507876563
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