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Souter Lighthouse

General Information

Beginning of works: 9 June 1869
Completion: 1871
Status: in use

Project Type

Function / usage: original use:
Lighthouse
Material: Load-bearing masonry tower

Location

Location: , , , ,
Coordinates: 54° 58' 13.73" N    1° 21' 50.74" W

Technical Information

Dimensions

height 23 m

Chronology

9 June 1869

The foundation stone is ceremonially laid by the sister of Admiral Collison.

1988

The lighthouse is closed though the tower still serves as a radio navigation beacon.

Notes

First electrically fired lighthouse in England.

Participants

Design

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  • About this
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  • Structure-ID
    20013682
  • Date created
    09/10/2004
  • Last Update
    14/06/2017