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Leasowe Lighthouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Moreton West and Saughall Massie, Wirral

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Latitude: 53.4132 / 53°24'47"N

Longitude: -3.1258 / 3°7'32"W

OS Eastings: 325268

OS Northings: 391296

OS Grid: SJ252912

Mapcode National: GBR 6XMZ.26

Mapcode Global: WH760.YGQR

Plus Code: 9C5RCV7F+7M

Entry Name: Leasowe Lighthouse

Listing Date: 20 May 1952

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1259738

English Heritage Legacy ID: 444452

ID on this website: 101259738

Location: Wirral, Merseyside, CH46

County: Wirral

Electoral Ward/Division: Moreton West and Saughall Massie

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Great Meols St John the Baptist

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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This list entry was subject to a Minor Amendment on 09/12/2015

SJ 29 SE

Leasowe Lighthouse

(Formerly listed under LEASOWE ROAD (west side), New Brighton, Wallasey)



Lighthouse, disused. Datestone reads: "M W G/1763" (William Gregson, Mayor of Liverpool). For Liverpool Docks Committee. Brick (cavity brickwork). Tapering cylinder of 7 storeys. Segmental-headed windows to south-east and south-west, now blocked. Blocked rectangular aperture to north has plain balcony, probably altered. Segmental-headed entrance to south east has datestone above. Used for navigation with another lighthouse, now demolished. Operated until 1908, no machinery remaining. A relatively early example of a lighthouse.

Listing NGR: SJ2526891296

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