SW8431 : St Anthony Head and Lighthouse

taken 6 months ago, near to Bohortha, Cornwall, Great Britain

St Anthony Head and Lighthouse
St Anthony Head and Lighthouse
St Anthony's Lighthouse is situated on St Anthony Head, on the eastern side of the entrance to Falmouth harbour. It was built in 1835 by the Chief Engineer of Trinity House to guide shipping away from the Manacles Rocks south of Falmouth Harbour (LinkExternal link Trinity House). It is a Grade II listed building (Historic England List Entry Number: 1136282 LinkExternal link Heritage Gateway)

St Anthony's lighthouse was featured in the UK version of Jim Henson's Fraggle Rock, as "Fraggle Rock Lighthouse" in external scenes.

Today the light is automated, flashing white every 15 seconds
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SW8431, 72 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Monday, 29 May, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 3 August, 2017
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts 
Camera (from Tags)
Panasonic DMC-G7 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 845 311 [100m precision]
WGS84: 50:8.4672N 5:0.9625W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SW 841 312
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Headland  19th Century  Nineteenth Century  English Heritage  Historic England  Grade II  Listed Building  Lighthouse 

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