NT1380 : North Queensferry Light House

taken 12 years ago, near to North Queensferry, Fife, Great Britain

North Queensferry Light House
North Queensferry Light House
It is amazing that such a small Lantern Tower was so vital for the safety of men at sea.
North Queensferry Lighthouse was constructed between 1810 and 1813 under the direction of celebrated Scots engineer John Rennie.
John Rennie's North Queensferry tower, a mere 20ft tall, was built to guide the ferries that used to ply the Forth between North and South Queensferry and has been dark since the opening of the Forth Road Bridge in 1964.
The light given out by this little lantern tower would not have been very bright but it was sufficient to guide sailors into the safety of the pier.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 10 September, 2006   (more nearby)
Saturday, 15 September, 2007
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Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 131 804 [100m precision]
WGS84: 56:0.5289N 3:23.6767W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NT 131 804
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East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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