TQ2304 : Shoreham-by-Sea: Kingston Lighthouse

taken 2 years ago, near to Southwick, West Sussex, Great Britain

Shoreham-by-Sea: Kingston Lighthouse
Shoreham-by-Sea: Kingston Lighthouse
This was originally the "High" lighthouse, located to line up with the "Low" lighthouse at the southern end of the shingle tip some 200 metres to the south. Lining the two up out at sea would provide the alignment of the entrance to the River Adur and Shoreham Harbour.

The lighthouse was built in 1846. It is now a Grade II Listed Building and the English Heritage website describes it thus:-

"Lighthouse. 1846. Ashlar with wooden superstructure. Tapering tower a roll-moulded plinth dwelling in half-ovolo moulded platform above. Narrow round superstructure, surrounded by railings, with large window to south and polygonally-hipped roof topped by globe and arrow weather-vane."
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TQ2304, 149 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Friday, 5 February, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 14 February, 2016
Geographical Context
Docks, Harbours 
Primary Subject of Photo
Lighthouse 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2346 0494 [10m precision]
WGS84: 50:49.8503N 0:14.8968W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TQ 2349 0493
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West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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