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Harwich High Lighthouse, Essex


  • Located in Harwich, Essex, East of England, England
  • High Lighthouse, Harwich, Essex, CO12 3RS
  • The Harwich High Lighthouse was built in 1818 together with the Low Lihghthouse ( see Harwich Maritime Museum, Low Lighthouse ) to aid navigation into the harbour
  • The Lighthouses are 150 yards apart and worked as a pair in a vertical alignment to act as a pair of leading lights
  • This nine-sided tower of grey gault brick is 90 feet high
  • The Lighthouse became redundant in 1863 and stood empty until 1991 when Tendring Distict Council gave the lease to the National Vintage Wireless and Television Museum Trust

External Links
www.nvwm.freeservers.com
www.harwich-society.co.uk
Harwich High Lighthouse, Essex


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Harwich Maritime Museum, Low Lighthouse, Essex

Located in Harwich, Essex, East of England, England

Less than a mile away.

Harwich Maritime Museum is situated in the Low Lighthouse, a disused lighthouse with excellent views over the harbour. Low Lighthouse was built in 1818, replacing an earlier wooden structure. It was built at the same tim...

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Harwich Port, Essex

Located in Harwich, Essex, East of England, England

Approximately 1.4 miles away.

Harwich Port is located on the estuary of the rivers Stour and Orwell in north-east Essex and is an International Port. Harwich is a popular coastal town and has been a historically important port through the ages. Today...

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The Naze Tower, Essex

Located in Walton-on-the-Naze, Essex, East of England, England

Approximately 5.7 miles away.

The Naze Tower is located at the Naze which is a beautiful natural coastal location. The Tower was built in 1721 by Trinity House as a navigation mark to guide shipping. Today the Tower's eight floors house an art galler...

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The Tower Hotel, Harwich
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Less than a mile away.

Total Rooms: 13; Rates: 52 - 115 Per Night

Built in 1885, in the Italian style, as a private residence, the main feature of this imposing building is the attractive tower at its northeast corner...

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The Hotel Continental, Harwich
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Approximately 1.0 miles away.

Total Rooms: 14; Rates: 40 - 95 Per Night

A small independent hotel overlooking the sea at Dovercourt Bay, minutes by car from Harwich International Port...

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Marlborough Hotel, Felixstowe
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Approximately 2.3 miles away.

Total Rooms: 49; Rates: 49 - 240 Per Night

The Marlborough Hotel is the largest and only sea front hotel in Felixstowe, 250 yards south of the pier complex The hotel has 49 en-suite bedrooms, many with sea views a lift serves the 1st and 2nd floor...

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