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Burnham High Lighthouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset

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Latitude: 51.2489 / 51°14'56"N

Longitude: -2.9991 / 2°59'56"W

OS Eastings: 330367

OS Northings: 150445

OS Grid: ST303504

Mapcode National: GBR M5.1Q00

Mapcode Global: VH7CX.YVWY

Entry Name: Burnham High Lighthouse

Listing Date: 31 May 1985

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1251103

English Heritage Legacy ID: 433716

Location: Burnham-on-Sea and Highbridge, Sedgemoor, Somerset, TA8

County: Somerset

District: Sedgemoor

Civil Parish: Burnham-on-Sea and Highbridge

Built-Up Area: Burnham-on-Sea

Traditional County: Somerset

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Somerset

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Listing Text


5/38 Burnham High Lighthouse and Nos
81 and 83


- II

Lighthouse and two light-keepers cottages. Mid C19. Whitewashed render; hipped slate roofs with group of 4 octagonal
stacks to the apex of the roof of each light-keepers cottage. Lighthouse to centre, tall circular tapering structure
with a low conical roof, small rectangular window openings to North and South, viewing platform to top storey on
seaward side with light opening. single-storey cottage to each side, 2 bays each, 16-pane sash window in segmental
headed reveals; door opening to number 81 in a roofed section connecting the cottage and the lighthouse, 6-panelled
door with sidelights; door opening in a similar position to number 83 now blocked by a sash window, door opening in a
C20 addition to right return. C20 addition to left return of number 81.

Listing NGR: ST3036750445

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