Former leading light at Rampside

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  • Description

    "This slender structure, about 20m (65') tall, was a navigation beacon or "leading light" dating back to c.1875 It is of red and yellow bricks, with a square cross-section. It has red brick pilaster strips with yellow brick side panels and iron straps that project up from concrete foundations. A ladder leads up to a door well above ground level. It stands just above the mean high water line meaning that at spring high tides its base will be under water. I do not think that it has shone a light for many a year. It is an EH Grade II listed building - listing here http://list.english-heritage.org.uk/resultsingle.aspx?uid=1197853&searchtype=mapsearch" Photo by Rob Farrow, 2013.
  • Owner

    Rob Farrow
  • Source

    Geograph (Geograph)
  • License

    What does this mean? Creative Commons License
  • Further information

    Link: http://www.geograph.org.uk/photo/3709867
    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 1 year, 11 months ago
    Viewed: 76 times
    Picture Taken: 2013-10-19
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