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Gorleston (Range Rear) Lighthouse

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Deactivated  2007
Admiralty number  A2306
Opened  1878
Construction  brick tower
Height  21 m
Year first constructed  1878
Gorleston (Range Rear) Lighthouse httpsuploadwikimediaorgwikipediacommonsthu
Location  Gorleston on sea Norfolk England
Tower shape  tapered cylindrical tower with balcony and lantern
Markings / pattern  unpainted tower, red lantern roof
Similar  Burnham‑on‑Sea Round Tower, Pakefield Lighthouse, Burnham‑on‑Sea High Lighthouse, Winterton Lighthouse, Rampside Lighthouse

Gorleston (Range Rear) Lighthouse is located near mouth of River Yare in the town of Gorleston on sea in the English county of Norfolk. The lighthouse was built in 1878. Gorleston lighthouse carries two lights. The rear light for the harbour entrance range (white light, 4 seconds on, 2 seconds off) is mounted on the tower with a focal plane of 23 feet; a fixed red light is also displayed from the gallery with a focal plane of 66 feet.

Map of Gorleston (Range Rear) Lighthouse, Gorleston-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth NR31 6BY, UK

References

Gorleston (Range Rear) Lighthouse Wikipedia


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