Name of property:
Vuurtorencomplex te Klein Curaçao
Lighthouse complex situated in the center of the island of Klein Curaçao. Symmetrical lay-out with lighthouse positioned on semicircular structure flanked by two identical dwellings. Semicircular structure: cistern on ground floor, corridor with flat roof on first floor. Dwellings: two storeys on rectangular floor plan and gable roof. On ground floor storehouse with arched openings, on first floor bedroom, antechamber, gallery and oven with chimney (one left). Between dwellings, on first floor, wooden terrace giving access to dwellings and lighthouse. Stone staircase with parapets on west side of wooden terrace. Next to lighthouse flagpole holder and grounding well.
Architectural historical and cultural historical value as a unique lighthouse complex dating from the 19th century. Architectural historical value because of the meticulous set-up and details. Ditto, because of the symmetrical lay-out with neo-classical influence. Monumental ensemble value because of the prominent location and the coherence of buildings and facilities.
Last quarter of 19th century