NS4573 : Sea wall and Donald's Light

taken 8 years ago, near to Erskine Bridge, Renfrewshire, Great Britain

Sea wall and Donald's Light
Sea wall and Donald's Light
The beacon at the end of the sea wall is called Donald's Light: NS4572 : Donald's Quay Light. There is a similar section of sea wall on the other side of the beacon; see: NS4572 : River beacon on the railway wall. Part of the Erskine Bridge is visible in the background.

See NS4573 : The shore near Old Kilpatrick for a view in the opposite direction from roughly the same point.
Donald's Quay Light :: NS4572
This is one of a pair of nineteenth-century lights that were erected to mark bends in the River Clyde (its twin is at Dalmuir). Donald's Quay, now long gone, was the site of a ferry crossing, and the ruin of the ferry-keeper's cottage is located nearby, beside the canal. The light was repainted in 2013, by which time access to the decaying platform on which it stands had been blocked.
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Date Taken
Friday, 11 September, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 17 September, 2009
Geographical Context
Estuary, Marine 
Near (from Tags)
Old Kilpatrick 
Landmark (from Tags)
Erskine Bridge 
River (from Tags)
Clyde 
Category
Sea wall   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 4586 7301 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:55.5232N 4:28.1102W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NS 4573 7307
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Navigation Beacon  Donalds Quay Light  Erskine Bridge  Sea Wall 

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