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Walney Lighthouse with Two Attached Cottages and Outbuildings

A Grade II* Listed Building in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria

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Latitude: 54.0487 / 54°2'55"N

Longitude: -3.1772 / 3°10'38"W

OS Eastings: 323019

OS Northings: 462058

OS Grid: SD230620

Mapcode National: GBR 6P7M.YD

Mapcode Global: WH72X.5H9J

Entry Name: Walney Lighthouse with Two Attached Cottages and Outbuildings

Listing Date: 6 May 1976

Last Amended: 20 December 1993

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1218858

English Heritage Legacy ID: 388601

Location: Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, LA14

County: Cumbria

District: Barrow-in-Furness

Town: Barrow-in-Furness

Electoral Ward/Division: Walney South

Traditional County: Lancashire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Cumbria

Church of England Parish: St Mary the Virgin, Walney Island

Church of England Diocese: Carlisle

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Listing Text


SD26SW SOUTH END, Walney Island
708-1/8/278 Walney Lighthouse with two attached
06/05/76 cottages and outbuildings
(Formerly Listed as:
Walney Lighthouse, 2 lighthouse
cottages, lighthouse storeroom)


Lighthouse with attached pair of cottages and storeroom. 1790.
For the Lancaster Quay Commissioners (Barnes); cottages
altered C19. Lighthouse is dressed, painted stone; cottages
stuccoed and with slate roofs. U-shaped group with octagonal
lighthouse linking pair of 2-storey 2-window cottages and
single-storey outbuilding; pebbled courtyard. Lighthouse:
tapered and with slit windows; iron balcony around
fully-glazed lantern housing, hipped roof with finial. Cottage
to left has door in 1-storey link to lighthouse; two C20
six-pane casements to each floor. Cottage to right has gabled
porch with door in left return and 6-pane sashes; the upper
windows in half-dormers. Coped gables; end and central stacks.
Outbuilding: 2 boarded doors and two 12-pane casements,
monoclinal roof. Authorised by Act of Parliament in 1789.
Built using stone from Overton near Lancaster at a cost of
ยป1,100. The lighthouse is of particular importance within the
(Barnes F: Barrow and District: Barrow in Furness: 1968-: 91).

Listing NGR: SD2301962058

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