Four of the Eddystone Lighthouses
Engraving of the four Eddystone Lighthouses. From left to right: the first lighthouse (1699) built by Henry Winstanley; the second lighthouse (1708) built by John Rudyerd; the third lighthouse (1759) built by John Smeaton; the fourth lighthouse, by Sir James Douglass in 1882.
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Bell Rock Lighthouse, near Arbroath, Scotland
View of Bell Rock Lighthouse, near Arbroath, Scotland. Bell Rock is also known as the Inchcape Rock (made famous by a poem by Robert Southey). Construction took place 1807 to 1810, and the light was installed 1811. The lamps and reflectors were replaced in 1843. Seen here in a typically rough sea.
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New Brighton Lighthouse, Liverpool, UK
New Brighton Lighthouse. This lighthouse islocated in the Mersey estuary, near Liverpool, England. It was built from 1827 to 1830, and isjust over 27 metres tall. It was retired in 1973, no longer needed as a radar system was put in useinstead. It is now privately owned and has beenrefurbished as holiday accommodation.
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