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2129


N Tyneside


North Shields, New High Light


North Shields


NZ36NW


Maritime


Navigation Aid


Lighthouse


Early Modern


C19


Extant Building


The High Lighthouse, with the Low Light (HER ref. 2057) was a guide light for vessels entering the mouth of the Tyne. It was built to replace the earlier High Light that had been rendered useless by changes in the river channel. The High Light was completed in 1807 and first lit in 1810. LISTED GRADE 2


3605


6836


NZ36056836



<< HER 2129 >> 2nd edition Ordnance Survey map, 1899, 6 inch scale, Northumberland, 89, SE M.H. Dodds, 1928, The North Shields Lighthouses J. Woods, 1826, Plan of the Towns of North Shields and Tynemouth J. Woods, 1826, Plan of the Towns of North Shields and Tynemouth; Department of National Heritage, List of Buildings of Special Architectural and Historic Interest, 15/127

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