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Breakwater Lighthouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Barry, Vale of Glamorgan

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.3912 / 51°23'28"N

Longitude: -3.2586 / 3°15'30"W

OS Eastings: 312524

OS Northings: 166542

OS Grid: ST125665

Mapcode National: GBR HT.RR16

Mapcode Global: VH6FR.G9ND

Entry Name: Breakwater Lighthouse

Listing Date: 13 February 1996

Last Amended: 13 February 1996

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 16838

Building Class: Maritime

Location: At seaward end of W breakwater.

County: Vale of Glamorgan

Community: Barry (Y Barri)

Community: Barry

Locality: Barry Docks

Built-Up Area: Barry

Traditional County: Glamorgan

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History

1889, by Chance Bros of Birmingham.

Exterior

Round in plain. Iron plate construction, flared base with flanges bolted to ground. Windows with shallow pedimented architraves. Gallery on cast-iron brackets with trellis walkway, iron posts and tubular rails. Polygonal light stage with dome and weathervane over.

Reasons for Listing

Listed as lighthouse from earliest period of Barry Docks.

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