J4893 : Blackhead Lighthouse

taken 11 years ago, near to Whitehead and Gransha, Northern Ireland

Blackhead Lighthouse
Blackhead Lighthouse
Blackhead Antrim Lighthouse marks the northern extremity of Belfast Lough. This octagonal tower was designed by William Douglass, Engineer to the Commissioners of Irish Lights. It was completed in 1902 and was painted red. On the 20th August 1929 the colour of the tower was changed to white. See LinkExternal link

Mew Island Lighthouse is directly opposite on the south side of Belfast Lough - see J6086 : Mew Island Lighthouse
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Date Taken
Friday, 10 August, 2007   (more nearby)
Saturday, 11 August, 2007
Lighthouse   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! J 48 93 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 54:46.0469N 5:41.6054W
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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