SS5247 : St Nicholas' Chapel, Lantern Hill, Ilfracombe

taken 3 years ago, near to Ilfracombe, Devon, Great Britain

St Nicholas' Chapel, Lantern Hill, Ilfracombe
St Nicholas' Chapel, Lantern Hill, Ilfracombe
An end view of St Nicholas' chapel which is perched on top of Lantern Hill in Ilfracombe, overlooking the town's harbour and pier. See SS5247 : Ilfracombe and its harbour from Lantern Hill for the view from this point looking back at the town.
The chapel dates from about the C14th and is Grade I listed LinkExternal link
A lantern above its western end (not visible on this photo) shone for many years a navigational light out to sea (see SS5247 : Interior view of the lantern of St Nicholas' chapel)
See also SS5247 : Chapel of St. Nicholas, Lantern Hill SS5247 : Altar, St Nicholas' Chapel, Ilfracombe SS5247 : Ancient font, St Nicholas' Chapel
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Date Taken
Thursday, 28 August, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 2 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts  Religious sites  City, Town centre 
Primary Subject of Photo
Chapel 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 5251 4788 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:12.6616N 4:6.7753W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 5252 4788
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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Lighthouse  Grade I Listed 

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