X7397 : Hook Head [9]

taken 4 months ago, near to Churchtown and Slade, Wexford, Ireland

Hook Head [9]
Hook Head [9]
A queue awaits the tour of the lighthouse.
The lighthouse at Hook Head is reputed to be the oldest operational lighthouse in the world. The lower part of the tower was built circa 1230 and is attributed to the Second Earl of Pembroke who survived a shipwreck nearby. Listed with details at: LinkExternal link There is an interesting timeline at: LinkExternal link
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X7397, 29 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Tuesday, 8 August, 2017   (more nearby)
Submitted
Thursday, 14 September, 2017
Geographical Context
Coastal  Historic sites and artefacts  Rocks, Scree, Cliffs 
Primary Subject of Photo
Lighthouse 
Subject Location
Irish: geotagged! X 733 973 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:7.4254N 6:55.7685W
Camera Location
Irish: geotagged! X 733 974
View Direction
South-southwest (about 202 degrees)
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