2009

NZ5233 : Promenade, Hartlepool Headland

taken 14 years ago, near to The Headland, Hartlepool, England

Promenade, Hartlepool Headland
Promenade, Hartlepool Headland
View towards the Pilot's Pier lighthouse NZ5233 : It's Never Too Wet to Fish
The masts of the Trincomalee frigate NZ5133 : Historic Quay, Hartlepool are visible on the left skyline
Old Pier, Hartlepool

A pier at Hartlepool was built about 1473 near the town wall on the south of the town, forming an outer harbour. Records mention repairs in the 16th and 17th centuries and 1723-4.
The Old Pier was completely rebuilt in 1813 and although it may incorporate these older elements, they are not visible LinkExternal link
The Old Pier Lighthouse was built in 1836. It has a 12m square pyramidal wooden tower painted white with two red bands and flashes every 3 seconds, a white light over the entrance channel, green elsewhere. There is a rotating radar antenna above the lantern LinkExternal link


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Category: Promenade
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NZ5233, 167 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Andrew Curtis   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Friday, 4 December, 2009   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 5 December, 2009
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 5282 3346 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:41.6050N 1:10.9232W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NZ 5285 3347
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WEST (about 270 degrees)
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