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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The Eddystone Lighthouse of 1698
Engraving of the Eddystone lighthouse, built by Henry Winstanley in 1698, which was destroyed in a storm in 1703. Winstanley, a London merchant, had lost a number of ships on the Eddystone rocks and was the first to build a lighthouse there.
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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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