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The Macclean Dome at the Norman Lockyer Observatory

A Grade II Listed Building in Sidmouth, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6883 / 50°41'17"N

Longitude: -3.2199 / 3°13'11"W

OS Eastings: 313922

OS Northings: 88332

OS Grid: SY139883

Mapcode National: GBR P9.H62M

Mapcode Global: FRA 4748.3F0

Entry Name: The Macclean Dome at the Norman Lockyer Observatory

Listing Date: 6 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1228629

English Heritage Legacy ID: 403293

Location: Sidmouth, East Devon, Devon, EX10

County: Devon

Civil Parish: Sidmouth

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Salcombe Regis St Mary and St Peter

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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Listing Text

SALCOMBE HILL
1.
1633
The McClean dome at the
Norman Lockyer Observatory
SY 18 NW 7/361
II
2.
Observatory dome. C. 1912. 6m diameter of concrete block. Aluminium dome.
2 light casement windows. Entrance extension with boarded door. Built to contain
twin equatorial 300mm refractors built by Crubb for Sir Norman Lockyer, to be
used for research work on the spectra of bright-line stars.


Listing NGR: SY1394088285

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

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