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Lighthouse on Bank of River Ouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Twin Rivers, East Riding of Yorkshire

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Coordinates

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

Grade: II

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

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Listing Text

SE 82 SW
SE 8213 2320
1/37


TWIN RIVERS
MAIN STREET (north side, off)
Whitgift
Lighthouse on bank of River Ouse

GV
II
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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