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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: BEACON HOUSE TRINITY BUILDINGS NUMBER 1

List Entry Number: 1025356

Location

BEACON HOUSE, TYNE STREET
TRINITY BUILDINGS NUMBER 1, 1, TYNE STREET

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

County: 
District: North Tyneside
District Type: Metropolitan Authority
Parish: Non Civil Parish

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II

Date first listed: 19-Feb-1986

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


Legacy System Information

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 303374


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List Entry Description

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Reasons for Designation

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History

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Details

TYNEMOUTH TYNE STREET (north side) NZ 3668 SW North Shields. 15/126 Trinity Buildings No. 1 (Beacon House) G.V. II Lighthouse, later almshouses, now house. 1727 for Trinity House, Newcastle upon Tyne. Painted render and brick; Welsh slate roof and lead roof to lead-covered lantern. 4 storeys, one bay square, with later porch; later 2-storey l-bay left extension. Door in later extension. C20 glazing to windows on each floor and in extension. Third floor band. Ball finial on ogee-hipped roof of lantern. Eroded plaque between first and second floors commemorates conversion to almshouses after building of new high light in 1807. Historical note: in 1536 Henry VIII empowered Trinity House, Newcastle upon Tyne, to build 2 lighthouses at Shields. By 1807 changes in the river bed made a new lighthouse necessary to mark the safe approach. Listed mainly for historical interest.

Listing NGR: NZ3611668451


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Map

National Grid Reference: NZ 36116 68451


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