X7397 : Hook Head lighthouse (1)

taken 11 years ago, near to Churchtown and Slade, Wexford, Ireland

Hook Head lighthouse (1)
Hook Head lighthouse (1)
The tower of Hook Head lighthouse was built sometime about 1172 as an aid to navigation. It fell into disuse but was re-established in about 1667. It was powered by coal-gas from 1871, vapourised paraffin from 1911 and electricity from 1972. Continue to X7397 : Hook Head lighthouse (2).
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X7397, 26 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 13 July, 2006   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 15 July, 2006
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts 
Category
Lighthouse   (more nearby)
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! X 73 97 [1000m precision]
WGS84: 52:7.4998N 6:55.6528W
View Direction
Northeast (about 45 degrees)
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Hook Head  Lighthouse  Commissioners of Irish Lights 

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