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Latitude: 53.6988 / 53°41'55"N
Longitude: -0.7575 / 0°45'27"W
OS Eastings: 482127
OS Northings: 423205
OS Grid: SE821232
Mapcode National: GBR RT4N.ST
Mapcode Global: WHFDM.B9H7
Entry Name: Lighthouse on Bank of River Ouse
Listing Date: 30 September 1987
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1346751
English Heritage Legacy ID: 165424
Location: Twin Rivers, East Riding of Yorkshire, DN14
County: East Riding of Yorkshire
Civil Parish: Twin Rivers
Traditional County: Yorkshire
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): East Riding of Yorkshire
Church of England Parish: Whitgift St Mary Magdalene
Church of England Diocese: Sheffield
SE 82 SW
SE 8213 2320
MAIN STREET (north side, off)
Lighthouse on bank of River Ouse
Lighthouse. Probably late C19, for Aire and Calder Navigation. Concrete base with ashlar cornice; timber- or metal-framed tower with covering of felted vertical wooden boards, iron railings and balcony with timber decking; sheet metal dome. Circular on plan. Five-storey height. Three stages. Rusticated cylindrical bottom stage has plinth, steps to north entrance with recessed panelled door in chamfered architrave, plain board door to south, moulded ashlar cornice. Tapered tower above with sets of three small stairlights to south and west sides. Plain brackets supporting balcony with plain railings. Top stage with wide two-light window to north side beneath cornice and ribbed dome with small cylindrical ventilator with conical cap. Interior not inspected. A local landmark, and the only lighthouse on the Ouse-Trent-Humber river system upstream of the estuary mouth.
Listing NGR: SE8212723205
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