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Lighthouse and Adjoining Keepers House

A Grade II Listed Building in Hoylake, Wirral

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Latitude: 53.392 / 53°23'31"N

Longitude: -3.1824 / 3°10'56"W

OS Eastings: 321462

OS Northings: 389004

OS Grid: SJ214890

Mapcode National: GBR 6Y66.TS

Mapcode Global: WH766.20TF

Plus Code: 9C5R9RR9+R2

Entry Name: Lighthouse and Adjoining Keepers House

Listing Date: 20 January 1988

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1259767

English Heritage Legacy ID: 443657

Also known as: Hoylake upper lighthouse

ID on this website: 101259767

Location: Hoylake, Wirral, Merseyside, CH47

County: Wirral

Electoral Ward/Division: Hoylake and Meols

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Built-Up Area: Hoylake

Traditional County: Cheshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Merseyside

Church of England Parish: Hoylake St Hildeburgh

Church of England Diocese: Chester

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(north side)

4/36 Lighthouse
and adjoining
- Keepers house

- II

Lighthouse, now disused, and keeper's house. 1865. Brick
with stone dressings. Octagonal. Battered base of rock faced
stone with entrance to north and windows to east and west;
roll-moulded cap. Tower has pilaster strips to angles, the
bases of stone; the sides have corbelling to top. Small
lights to stair and upper chamber on alternate sides. Stone
platform on deep stone brackets has iron rail and top
octagonal glazed light chamber, conical roof and weather
vane. Interior has cast iron flying spiral stair with
mahogany hand rail. Adjoining keeper's house of brick, 2
storeys with central porch and flanking 2-storey canted bay
windows; one-storey end blocks. Windows are segmental
headed, with casements.

Listing NGR: SJ2146289004

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