SH5836 : The Lighthouse

taken 5 years ago, near to Portmeirion, Gwynedd, Great Britain

The Lighthouse
The Lighthouse
Grade II listed folly lighthouse overlooking Afon Dwyryd at Portmeirion, erected before 1963 and with an upturned pig swill boiler for a dome !
Portmeirion :: SH5837
Portmeirion is a popular tourist village in Gwynedd, North Wales. It was designed and built by Sir Clough Williams-Ellis between 1925 and 1975 in the style of an Italian village. LinkExternal link

The village was used as the set in 1967 tv series "The Prisoner" tv-series LinkExternal link , starring Patrick McGoohan.

Portmeirion is also famous for its pottery company which co-founded by Clough Williams-Ellis, granddaughter of Clough Williams-Ellis LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Saturday, 16 August, 2014   (more nearby)
Sunday, 5 October, 2014
Geographical Context
Historic sites and artefacts  Paths 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 5863 3670 [10m precision]
WGS84: 52:54.5447N 4:6.2177W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SH 5864 3669
View Direction
West-northwest (about 292 degrees)
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Folly  Portmeirion 

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