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One of a Pair of Navigation Lamps to E of Bute West Dock Basin

A Grade II Listed Building in Butetown, Cardiff

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.4633 / 51°27'47"N

Longitude: -3.1639 / 3°9'49"W

OS Eastings: 319241

OS Northings: 174455

OS Grid: ST192744

Mapcode National: GBR KMT.JD

Mapcode Global: VH6FF.3HQ3

Entry Name: One of a Pair of Navigation Lamps to E of Bute West Dock Basin

Listing Date: 20 August 1992

Last Amended: 21 August 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 14053

Building Class: Gardens, Parks and Urban Spaces

Location: Between Bute West Dock entrance and Pier Head Building.

County: Cardiff

Community: Butetown

Community: Butetown

Locality: Inner Harbour Area

Built-Up Area: Cardiff

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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Exterior

Pair of navigation lights which aided entry to dock basin. South lamp cast-iron with fluted plinth in form of bound bundle of sticks and tulip-like base to tapering shaft, and cross bar. Shaft supports ship's lamp with red lens facing S.

North lamp identical except raised c. 60cm on extra plinth so that craft in the bay could align lamps to give course for dock.

Reasons for Listing

Unusual maritime structure and for group value.

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