2006

NU2438 : Longstone lighthouse, Farne Islands

taken 18 years ago, near to Little Harcar [other Features], Northumberland, Great Britain

Longstone lighthouse, Farne Islands
Longstone lighthouse, Farne Islands
The lighthouse is situated on Longstone Rock, at 6 miles from shore the most seaward of the Farne Islands. The lighthouse was built in 1826 and is famous for a heroic rescue of shipwrecked mariners in 1838 by Grace Darling, the lighthouse keeper's daughter.

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NU2438, 143 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Andy F   (more nearby)
Date Taken
June 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 22 December, 2008
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 246 389 [100m precision]
WGS84: 55:38.6250N 1:36.6436W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 246 387
View Direction
NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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