ST0743 : West Pier

taken 9 years ago, near to Watchet, Somerset, Great Britain

West Pier
West Pier
The lighthouse was repainted in 2012. The cast-iron lighthouse was built in 1862. In September 2012, Princess Anne unveiled a plaque to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the lighthouse.Hinkley Point Nuclear Power Station is just visible on the skyline - on the headland picture right. Bristol Channel paddle steamers still sometimes embark and disembark tourists on this pier in the summer.
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ST0743, 512 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Sunday, 9 May, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 15 December, 2012
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts  Sport, Leisure  City, Town centre  Docks, Harbours 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 0722 4359 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:11.0390N 3:19.7309W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! ST 0704 4351
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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