NU0152 : Berwick-upon-Tweed lighthouse

taken 7 years ago, near to Spittal, Northumberland, Great Britain

Berwick-upon-Tweed lighthouse
Berwick-upon-Tweed lighthouse
At the end of the breakwater. Its construction was directed by George Nelson and began in 1826. It is 44ft [13.4m] high, and the conical roof is a single piece of stone. It was repainted in 2011[?] by Iain Grieve, a local decorator, who use more than 20 gallons [c. 91 litres] of paint. The ship standing off is the Netherlands-registered general cargo vessel 'Zeeland', waiting for the tide before docking at Tweedmouth NT9952 : Zeeland entering Tweedmouth Dock.
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Date Taken
Friday, 3 July, 2015   (more nearby)
Submitted
Friday, 3 July, 2015
Geographical Context
Coastal  Docks, Harbours  Estuary, Marine 
Primary Subject of Photo
Lighthouse 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 0109 5237 [10m precision]
WGS84: 55:45.8806N 1:59.0518W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NU 0102 5239
View Direction
East-southeast (about 112 degrees)
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Berwick-Upon-Tweed  Pier  Ship 

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