NX9618 : Whitehaven North Pier lighthouse

taken 8 years ago, near to Whitehaven, Cumbria, Great Britain

Whitehaven North Pier lighthouse
Whitehaven North Pier lighthouse
And in the background is the West Pier light.
The North pier light was built in 1841 1841. Active; focal plane 8 m (26 ft); two continuous red lights, one above the other. 7 m (23 ft) stucco-covered brick tower with castellated top and a gallery midway up the side; the lights are mounted on a mast atop the tower. Lighthouse painted white with red trim. This lighthouse was built at the same time as the pier. Located at the end of the northeast breakwater at Whitehaven; accessible by walking the breakwater. Site open, tower closed. Operator: Whitehaven Marina.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 22 June, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 22 June, 2014
Geographical Context
Coastal  Docks, Harbours  Estuary, Marine 
Place (from Tags)
Cumbria  Whitehaven 
Primary Subject of Photo
Lighthouse 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 9689 1867 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:33.1641N 3:35.7441W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NX 9693 1868
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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