Southwold Lighthouse

 

Southwold Lighthouse
Suffolk
St James’s Green

 Southwold1890 (James Douglass). Active; focal plane 37 m (122 ft); four flashes every 20 s, white or red depending on direction. 31 m (102 ft) round brick tower with lantern and gallery, painted white, attached to 2-story keeper’s house. Steve Fareham’s photo is at right, the Southwold Museum has a page on the lighthouse, Trabas has a photo, Marinas.com has aerial photos, and Google has a satellite view. Thanks to its urban location, the lighthouse was automated quite early, in 1938. Located in the center of the seaside resort town of Southwold, about 15 km (9 mi) south of Lowestoft. Site open, tower open to guided tours on weekends, Wednesdays, and bank holidays April thorugh October. Operator: Trinity House. Site manager: Southwold Millennium Foundation. ARLHS ENG-135; Admiralty A2272; NGA 1588. – Lighthouse Directory

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