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Good Morning Everyone,

This is Tynemouth Lighthouse. It stretches out on a long walkway, like an elegant finger pointing into the sea. The scale of the figures will indicate the length of the walkway.

This massive stone breakwater extends from the foot of the Priory some 900 yards (810 metres) out to sea, protecting the northern flank of the mouth of the River Tyne. It has a broad walkway on top, popular with Sunday strollers. On the lee side is a lower level rail track, formerly used by trains and cranes for loading ships. At the seaward end is a lighthouse. The pier's construction took over 40 years (1854–1895). In 1898 the original curved design proved inadequate against a great storm and the centre section was destroyed. The pier was rebuilt in a straighter line and completed in 1909. A companion pier at South Shields protects the southern flank of the river mouth - from Wikipedia

Tynemouth is a place I can recommend to photographers.

Have a great day, Bev :-)

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Additional Photos by Beverley Robinson (Royaldevon) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3014 W: 204 N: 6864] (27453)
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