Early yawns at St.Mary’s Lighthouse   4 comments

Eventhough we didn’t get to see the sunrise we hoped for it was worth setting the alarmclock for …
The lighthouse and adjacent keepers’ cottages were built in 1898 by the John Miller company of Tynemouth, using 645 blocks of stone and 750,000 bricks. It was built on the site of an 11th-century monastic chapel, whose monks maintained a lantern on the tower to warn passing ships of the danger of the rocks. The lamp was powered by paraffin, and was not electrified until 1977, St Mary’s was by then the last Trinity House lighthouse lit by oil
sunrise at st.mary

4 responses to “Early yawns at St.Mary’s Lighthouse

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  1. Brilliant🙂

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  2. Terrific shot and thanks so much for including the history behind the lighthouse.

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