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The old and the new

The old and the new - england, headland, east coast, lighthouse, flamborough, yorkshire
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The modern Flamborough lighthouse is in the left foreground, while in the distance, to the right, is the 'Old Beacon' light tower, thought to be the oldest surviving lighthouse in England, built around 1670; a brushwood fire in the top provided the beacon.
The 'modern' structure was built in 1806, converted from oil to electricity in 1940, and is still in use (fully automated) today, warning ships away from the treacherous rocks of Flamborough Head.
manclioness Uploaded by manclioness on . The old and the new - Desktop Nexus Architecture Download free wallpapers and background images: The old and the new. Desktop Nexus Architecture background ID 374778. The modern Flamborough lighthouse is in the left foreground, while in the distance, to the right, is the 'Old Beacon' light tower, thought to be the oldest surviving lighthouse in England, built around 1670; a brushwood fire in the top provided the beacon.
The 'modern' structure was built in 1806, converted from oil to electricity in 1940, and is still in use (fully automated) today, warning ships away from the treacherous rocks of Flamborough Head.
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Uploaded By: manclioness
Date Uploaded: June 02, 2010
Filename: DSC01163.JPG
Original Resolution: 2048x1536
File Size: 1.01MB
Category: Lighthouses

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