TA2570 : Chalk Lighthouse at Flamborough Head

taken 10 years ago, near to Flamborough, East Riding of Yorkshire, Great Britain

Chalk Lighthouse at Flamborough Head
Chalk Lighthouse at Flamborough Head
The octagonal chalk tower is the oldest surviving lighthouse in England. It was built in 1674 by Sir John Clayton. The tower was designed for a coal or brushwood fire to be lit on its top but whether it was ever used is a mystery. It was restored in 1996.
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Date Taken
Monday, 9 July, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 27 July, 2007
Category
Tower   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 250 708 [100m precision]
WGS84: 54:7.0942N 0:5.3254W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TA 250 707
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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