SD5201 : The Beacon on Billinge Hill

taken 14 years ago, near to Billinge, St Helens, Great Britain

The Beacon on Billinge Hill
The Beacon on Billinge Hill
A landmark in Billinge since the early 1900s the Beacon was reactivated for the millennium celebrations. There is a trig point just yards to the right of the beacon but it can't really be seen in this picture. According to an 1849 map LinkExternal link there was once a windmill to the rear of where the beacon now stands.
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Date Taken
May 2004   (more nearby)
Friday, 11 March, 2005
Beacon   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 5253 0146 [10m precision]
WGS84: 53:30.4603N 2:43.0332W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SD 5245 0158
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