2019

SS4497 : Shellfish, barnacles and rust

taken 5 years ago, 4 km S of Burry Port, Carmarthenshire/Sir Gaerfyrddin, Wales

Shellfish, barnacles and rust
Shellfish, barnacles and rust
150 years of Nature taking her toll on Whiteford Lighthouse. Dating back to the 1860s the tower is 44 feet (13 m) high and is the only wave-swept cast-iron tower of this size in Britain. The lighthouse was discontinued in 1920 although it did become operational again for a while in the 1980s.

See also SS4497 : Whiteford Lighthouse

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Geographical Context: Coastal Historic sites and artefacts Primary Subject: Lighthouse
This photo is linked from: Automatic Clusters: · Cast-iron Lighthouse [3] · Shellfish [3] Other Photos: · Industrial architecture ·
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SS4497, 28 images   (more nearby 🔍)
Photographer
Alan Hughes   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Wednesday, 2 October, 2019   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 3 October, 2019
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 4437 9725 [10m precision]
WGS84: 51:39.1463N 4:15.0644W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! SS 44370 97255
View Direction
North-northeast (about 22 degrees)
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