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Flamborough Headland has always been a dangerous place for shipping and there was a lighthouse long before the present one was built . The octagonal chalk tower is one of the oldest surviving lighthouses in England . It was built in 1669 by Sir John Clayton , who was given permission to build a number of lighthouses around the country by King Charles II . The 24 metre tower was designed to have brushwood or coal fire burning on the top .
Camera Make: Canon Model: Canon EOS 40D
Exposure Program: Aperture Priority, Focal length: 50 mm, Aperture: f 6.4, ISO: 100, Exposure time: 1/500 sec, Metering Mode: Multi-Segment, Exposure Bias: 0 EV
Date/Time Creation: July 29, 2014, 11:03 am
ImageID:1196443, Image size: 2489 x 3734 pixels
A great image .....& as always,detailed narrative.
Super shot Zbig and a place definitely on this years to-do list
One of my favourite lighthouses, great shot.
A rare looking lighthouse, nice capture and info.
Great shot with excellent narrative
Amazing set of pics with Info
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