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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The Lighthouse; Rudyerd's Eddystone Lighthouse
An engraving of 'The Lighthouse', a painting by Clarkson Stanfield, R.A., for some private theatrical events at Campden-House. The play and the painting were based on events surrounding the Eddystone Lighthouse built by John Rudyerd in 1709.
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Bishop Rock Lighthouse in a gale
The Bishop Rock Lighthouse in a Force 8 gale. Bishop Rock is a small rock at the westernmost tip of the Isles of Scilly. It is the smallest island in the world to have a building on it. Because of landing difficulties a helipad was built at the top of the lighthouse in 1976.
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