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BELLE TOUT LIGHTHOUSE

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: BELLE TOUT LIGHTHOUSE

List entry Number: 1353108

Location

BELLE TOUT LIGHTHOUSE

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: East Sussex

District: Eastbourne

District Type: District Authority

Parish:

National Park: SOUTH DOWNS

Grade: II

Date first listed: 27-May-1949

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 293528

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List entry Description

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History

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Details

Belle Tout Lighthouse 1. Beachy Head 1065 TV 59 NE 12/45 27.5.49. II

2. Built by Stevenson in 1831 of Aberdeen granite. Disused as a lighthouse since the modern 1 was built below the cliff in 1902. A house was built onto the North side of the lighthouse before the last war and used as an artillery target when the house was reduced to ruins, but the lighthouse to the South is still more or less intact except for the top storey above the platform which actually housed the lantern.

Listing NGR: TV5635695509

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National Grid Reference: TV 56356 95509

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