X7397 : Hook Head Lighthouse

taken 5 years ago, near to Churchtown and Slade, Wexford, Ireland

Hook Head Lighthouse
Hook Head Lighthouse
A lighthouse has stood here at the southernmost tip of County Wexford since the 6th Century. The present building was built by the Normans and dates from the 12th century and is the oldest lighthouse still operational in the world. The lighthouse is a popular visitor attraction.
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X7397, 26 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 18 September, 2012   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 25 September, 2012
Geographical Context
Coastal  Docks, Harbours 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! X 733 973 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:7.4254N 6:55.7685W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! X 733 973
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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