SZ0691 : Westbourne: Skerryvore lighthouse replica

taken 12 years ago, near to Branksome Park, Poole, Great Britain

Westbourne: Skerryvore lighthouse replica
Westbourne: Skerryvore lighthouse replica
This little park is the site of a house called Skerryvore, in which Robert Louis Stevenson lived from 1885 to 1887. The house was destroyed in the war in 1940 and in 1957 Bournemouth Corporation built this it is a replica of the lighthouse at Skerryvore, 12 miles southwest of the Isle of Tiree (5619.4'N 76.9'W; approximate grid reference NL8426 NL8426 : Skerryvore: a view from Hynish, Tiree), which Stevenson's (?)uncle, Alan Stevenson, built.
Stevenson wrote "Kidnapped" and "The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde" while here.
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Date Taken
December 2005   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 2 July, 2007
Category
Sculpture   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 068 910 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:43.1477N 1:54.2599W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SZ 068 910
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South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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