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Magazine Immediately South South West of Lundy South Lighthouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Clovelly Bay, Devon

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Latitude: 51.1618 / 51°9'42"N

Longitude: -4.656 / 4°39'21"W

OS Eastings: 214380

OS Northings: 143642

OS Grid: SS143436

Mapcode National: GBR GTWM.809

Mapcode Global: VH2SB.72W5

Plus Code: 9C3Q586V+PH

Entry Name: Magazine Immediately South South West of Lundy South Lighthouse

Listing Date: 7 October 1991

Last Amended: 7 October 1995

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1277623

English Heritage Legacy ID: 91980

ID on this website: 101277623

Location: Torridge, Devon, EX39

County: Devon

District: Torridge

Electoral Ward/Division: Clovelly Bay

Parish: Non Civil Parish

Traditional County: Devon

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Devon

Church of England Parish: Lundy

Church of England Diocese: Exeter

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SS14SW Magazine immediately south south
1938-0/2/4 west of Lundy South Lighthouse


Magazine for storing signal explosives. Circa 1897, for
Trinity House. Granite, rendered and blocked out. Rendered
barrel-vaulted roof with semi-circular gable ends. Small
rectangular plan building divided into 2 cells, with a
doorway at either end and small hatch to each cell facing

Exterior: 1 storey. Landward facing north elevation has 2
small square hatches with iron doors with ring handles and
moulded iron gutter on ornate cast-iron brackets. Similar
gutter and brackets on south elevation facing sea but no
openings. Doorway at either end with plank door. Plain
rendered plinth.

Interior: not inspected.

Note: The magazine was built with the South and Lundy North
Lighthouses (qv) which were built when the Old Lighthouse
(qv) was abandoned in 1897, because it was often obscured by
fog being so high above sea-level. (Lighthouses, their
Architecture, History and Archaeology:D B Hague and R.
Christie; Lundy:A and M Langham.).

Listing NGR: SS1438043642

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