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NASH LIGHTHOUSE, FOG HORN SIGNAL BUILDING

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NPRN 411386

Map Reference SS96NW

Grid Reference SS91976802

Unitary (Local) Authority The Vale of Glamorgan

Old County Glamorgan

Community St Donats

Type of Site FOG HORN

Broad Class MARITIME

Period Post Medieval

Site Description The single storey building formerly containing fog horn compressor and associated machinery situated midway between the west (lower) and east (higher) light towers (see NPRNS 178-9). The walls are of fine ashlar painted white with a moulded cornice at level. The horn remains insitu on the roof, although the fog-signal compressor and a 20 hp Ruston Hornsby generator dating to around 1903 were taken to Leicester Industrial Museum in 1966.

RCAHMW. August 2010

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