SY6768 : Portland Bill Lighthouse

taken 3 years ago, near to Southwell, Dorset, Great Britain

Portland Bill Lighthouse
Portland Bill Lighthouse
The present tower dates from 1903, and replaces a series of pairs of older lighthouses, built after 1716 and in 1789 and 1867 respectively. It has been automated since 1996, and the buildings house a visitor centre and exhibition.
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SY6768, 398 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 4 July, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 10 September, 2014
Geographical Context
Docks, Harbours 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 6773 6835 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:30.8426N 2:27.3896W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SY 6765 6832
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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