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Selwicks Bay Photos

East Riding of Yorkshire, England

Flamborough Head Lighthouse

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Designed by Samuel Wyatt and first lit on 1 December 1806. In 1872, a new paraffin lamp was installed to the design of James Douglass - the first Trinity House lighthouse to use paraffin. It was electrified in 1940 and automated in 1996.

Uploaded to Flickr by Reading Tom on 12 August 2021

Creative Commons License Photo © Reading Tom, 12 August 2021. Licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons licence

Location: North Marine Estate, Flamborough

Location type: Village

OS Grid: TA254708

Country: England

Local Authority: East Riding of Yorkshire

Parish: Flamborough

Nearest postcode: YO15 1AR

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'Flamborough Head Lighthouse' - a photo of Selwicks Bay

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