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Killingholme South Low Lighthouse

A Grade II Listed Building in South Killingholme, North Lincolnshire

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Latitude: 53.6465 / 53°38'47"N

Longitude: -0.2162 / 0°12'58"W

OS Eastings: 518011

OS Northings: 418148

OS Grid: TA180181

Mapcode National: GBR VVX8.ZK

Mapcode Global: WHHHB.NL8V

Plus Code: 9C5XJQWM+JG

Entry Name: Killingholme South Low Lighthouse

Listing Date: 17 October 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1215093

English Heritage Legacy ID: 165873

Also known as: Killingholme Low Range Light

ID on this website: 101215093

Location: North Lincolnshire, DN40

County: North Lincolnshire

Civil Parish: South Killingholme

Traditional County: Lincolnshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Lincolnshire

Church of England Parish: North and South Killingholme St Denys

Church of England Diocese: Lincoln

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11/73 Killingholme South Low


Lighthouse. 1836 by Francis Dales for Trinity House. Brick, rendered and
colourwashed. 4-storey tapered round tower approximately 15 metres high,
with small rectangular projections on south face. Plain recessed board door
to south. Recessed louvred openings to ground and first floors. 6-pane
casements to 2nd floor. Projecting timber joists support balcony to top
floor with plain iron railings. Top floor has plinth and wide 18-pane east-
facing window (partly painted over). Ribbed dome with scalloped eaves,
capped with squat cylindrical ventilator. Projecting stack with cornice and
3 cylindrical pots. Lighthouse, no longer manned, is used in conjunction
with the nearby Killingholme High Light (q.v.) to guide shipping in the
Humber. Date of erection and names of wardens recorded on plaque of
Killingholme High Lighthouse (q.v.). D. Jackson, Lighthouses of England and
Wales, 1975, 104-5. D B Hague & R Christie, Lighthouses, 1975, 217.

Listing NGR: TA1801118148

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