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Leading Light On West Quay, Port Glasgow

A Category B Listed Building in Port Glasgow, Inverclyde

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Latitude: 55.9374 / 55°56'14"N

Longitude: -4.6905 / 4°41'25"W

OS Eastings: 232044

OS Northings: 674860

OS Grid: NS320748

Mapcode National: GBR 0G.YVN9

Mapcode Global: WH2MJ.X1L5

Plus Code: 9C7QW8P5+WR

Entry Name: Leading Light On West Quay, Port Glasgow

Listing Name: Port Glasgow Harbour, Leading Light on West Quay

Listing Date: 9 October 1990

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 385968

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB40085

Building Class: Cultural

Also known as: Port Glasgow, West Quay, Lighthouse
Steamboat Quay Lighthouse
Port Glasgow, Leading Light On West Quay

ID on this website: 200385968

Location: Port Glasgow

County: Inverclyde

Town: Port Glasgow

Electoral Ward: Inverclyde East Central

Traditional County: Renfrewshire

Tagged with: Lighthouse

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Built probably 1860s. Leading light on corner of West Quay. Cast-iron and cylindrical, tall (about 40' high) slender and tapering, bell-shaped at base, cornice, domed lantern. Unaltered. Painted with black and white chequering. Secured to stone base by thick bolts. Main shaft in four sections, door also cast-iron, with cornice.

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