SX4753 : Plymouth : Plymouth Hoe & Smeaton's Tower

taken 10 years ago, near to Plymouth, Great Britain

Plymouth : Plymouth Hoe & Smeaton's Tower
Plymouth : Plymouth Hoe & Smeaton's Tower
A prominent landmark on the Hoe is Smeaton's Tower. This is the upper portion of John Smeaton's Eddystone Lighthouse, which was originally built on the Eddystone Rocks (22.5 km south) in 1759. It was dismantled in 1877 and moved, stone by stone, to the Hoe where it was re-erected.
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SX4753, 797 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 8 August, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 25 February, 2009
Category
Lighthouse   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 477 538 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:21.8615N 4:8.5206W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SX 477 538
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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