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The Kensington Dome at the Norman Lockyer Observatory

A Grade II Listed Building in Sidmouth, Devon

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Coordinates

Latitude: 50.6879 / 50°41'16"N

Longitude: -3.2203 / 3°13'13"W

OS Eastings: 313890

OS Northings: 88288

OS Grid: SY138882

Mapcode National: GBR P8.XCZ5

Mapcode Global: FRA 4748.96M

Entry Name: The Kensington Dome at the Norman Lockyer Observatory

Listing Date: 6 July 1984

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1228630

English Heritage Legacy ID: 403294

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 Kensington dome at the
Normah Lockyer Observatory
SY 17 NW 7/362
II
2.
Observatory dome. C. 1912. 6m diameter of concrete blocks. Aluminium dome.
2 light casement windows. Entrance extension with boarded door. Built to contain
twin equatorial 225mm refractors built by Thomas Cooke for Normah Lockyer to
be used for research work on the spectra of novas.


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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