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Low Lighthouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Harwich, Essex

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Latitude: 51.9434 / 51°56'36"N

Longitude: 1.291 / 1°17'27"E

OS Eastings: 626283

OS Northings: 232328

OS Grid: TM262323

Mapcode National: GBR VQR.365

Mapcode Global: VHLCG.BFB1

Plus Code: 9F33W7VR+99

Entry Name: Low Lighthouse

Listing Date: 30 June 1964

Last Amended: 18 April 1994

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1298464

English Heritage Legacy ID: 366621

Location: Harwich, Tendring, Essex, CO12

County: Essex

Civil Parish: Harwich

Built-Up Area: Harwich

Traditional County: Essex

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Essex

Church of England Parish: The Harwich Peninsula

Church of England Diocese: Chelmsford

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Listing Text


609-1/3/107 Low Lighthouse
(Formerly Listed as:
Low Lighthouse)


Former lighthouse, now maritime museum. 1818. By John Rennie
the Elder. For General Rebow. Yellow stock bricks with stone
dressings now all white painted. Tapering 10-sided shaft with
black painted stone 'tent' roof with cornice overhang and
lotus finial. 3 adjoining faces to SE and back for light
opening, but now faced with painted timber panels. Timber
balcony all round with tubular metal handrail. Low pitched
felt roof around base, part open on thin columns and part
enclosed in C20 painted brickwork. Small windows with
prominent hoodmoulds. Similar in detail to High Lighthouse but
character changed as result of the painting of cladding

Listing NGR: TM2628332328

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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