SJ1285 : Point of Ayr lighthouse

taken 13 years ago, near to Talacre, Flintshire/Sir y Fflint, Great Britain

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Point of Ayr lighthouse
Point of Ayr lighthouse
Not much is left of the causeway to the right - the railings have disappeared and all that remains is a few concrete 'sleepers'. Large blocks of stone are scattered at the shoreward end.

The lighthouse was built in the late 18th century to mark the entrance to the Dee estuary and its light shone to the north and west only. Control passed to Trinity House from the Point of Ayr Lighthouse Trustees in 1819 and some rebuilding took place subsequently. (RCAHMW reference 34231)
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SJ1285, 81 images   (more nearby )
Photographer
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Date Taken
Wednesday, 20 September, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 21 September, 2006
Geographical Context
Derelict, Disused  Coastal 
Period (from Tags)
Late 18th Century  Early 19th Century 
Category
Lighthouse   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 121 852 [100m precision]
WGS84: 53:21.3808N 3:19.3284W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SJ 120 852
View Direction
EAST (about 90 degrees)
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