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The Longships Lighthouse


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Longships lighthouse was first established in 1791 and was taken over by Trinity House in 1795. At that time the lighthouse was manned by four men who were paid £30 per year.
The present tower was built in 1875 and was automated in 1988 and is now operated from the control centre at Harwich.

12th Sep 2007

Geography, History

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Key Stage 1, Key Stage 2, Key Stage 3, Key Stage 4, Key Stage 4+

land's end, cornwall, lighthouse, longships, holiday

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