Belle Tout Lighthouse, Beachy Head, Eastbourne

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RIBApix ref no RIBA48194
Architect/DesignerWalker, James (1781-1862)
CountryUK: England
CityEastbourne
Subject Date1834
Image Date1936
ViewExterior
StyleGeorgian
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP Box 212 Seaside
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This lighthouse was decommissioned in 1902 and sold by Trinity House in 1903. It became a tea house and then a private residence. When bought by a surgeon in 1923, a storey was added and the lantern was turned into a solarium.

Subject tags

houses, conversion of buildings, seaside architecture, granite, lighthouses, Feature: Lighting the Way