Facts about souter lighthouse

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    Souter Lighthouse was built and opened in 1871. First lighthouse in the world to be designed and built specifically to use alternating electric current, the most advance lighthouse technology of its day. Built on Lizard Point but goes by the name “Souter lighthouse” Souter Lighthouse was in Marsden Village, South Tyneside. Light turned off in 1988 but remained under control of Trinity House until 1990. Now preserved by the National Trust Designed by Sir James Douglas. Height: 23.5 metres (77.1 ft.) By Emily Stoker, Morgan Bolton
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