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Port Glasgow, West Quay, Leading Light

Beacon (19th Century)

Site Name Port Glasgow, West Quay, Leading Light

Classification Beacon (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Port Glasgow Harbour; Steamboat Quay; Mirren's Shore; Port Glasgow 1; Port Glasgow, Shore Lighthouse

Canmore ID 199788

Site Number NS37SW 150.01

NGR NS 32051 74859

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Inverclyde
  • Parish Port Glasgow
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Inverclyde
  • Former County Renfrewshire

Archaeology Notes

NS37SW 150.01 32051 74859

Shore Lighthouse

(Fixed Green) [NAT]

OS 1:1250 map, 1977.

Shore Lighthouse (fixed green) [NAT]

OS (GIS) AIB, July 2006.

Formerly entered as NS37SW 151 at cited location NS 32044 74860.

Not to be confused with (offshore) Perch Lighthouse (NS 32229 74866), for which see NS37SW 152.

(Port Glasgow 1: location cited as NS 321 748). At W end of E quay: prob. 1870's. Tall tapering circular-section cast-iron tower, flared out at base, with coved cornice. Cylindrical lantern with domed roof and mushroom ventilator. Doorway with moulded lintel. Painted black and white in chequer fashion.

J R Hume 1997.


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