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Lighthouse on North Face of Southsea Castle (Southsea Castle Not Included)

A Grade II Listed Building in Southsea, City of Portsmouth

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Latitude: 50.7783 / 50°46'41"N

Longitude: -1.089 / 1°5'20"W

OS Eastings: 464325

OS Northings: 98034

OS Grid: SZ643980

Mapcode National: GBR BDH.1J1

Mapcode Global: FRA 87L1.5K0

Entry Name: Lighthouse on North Face of Southsea Castle (Southsea Castle Not Included)

Listing Date: 25 September 1972

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1386970

English Heritage Legacy ID: 474386

Location: Portsmouth, PO5

County: City of Portsmouth

Electoral Ward/Division: St Jude

Parish: Southsea

Traditional County: Hampshire

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Hampshire

Church of England Parish: Southsea St Jude

Church of England Diocese: Portsmouth

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Listing Text


PORTSMOUTH

SZ6498 CLARENCE ESPLANADE, Southsea
774-1/15/330 Lighthouse on north face of Southsea
25/09/72 Castle (Southsea Castle not
included)

II

Lighthouse. 1828. Brick headers painted with black and white
bands. Door off Western Gallery firing platform. Short round
tower with lantern at top, iron gallery and tented roof
surmounted by ball finial. The lighthouse is constructed on
the north face of the Western Gallery gun platform of Southsea
Castle (Scheduled Ancient Monument, not included) which was
originally built by Henry VIII and had substantial later
alterations, and marks the deep water channel for vessels
entering Portsmouth harbour.
INTERIOR not inspected.
(Lloyd DW: Buildings of Portsmouth and its Environs:
Portsmouth: 1974-: 78).

Listing NGR: SZ6425599150

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