Gorleston (Range Rear) Lighthouse

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Gorleston (Range Rear) Lighthouse
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Gorleston (Range Rear) Lighthouse
Location Gorleston on sea, Norfolk, England
Coordinates 52°34′19.48″N 1°43′56.16″E / 52.5720778°N 1.7322667°E / 52.5720778; 1.7322667Coordinates: 52°34′19.48″N 1°43′56.16″E / 52.5720778°N 1.7322667°E / 52.5720778; 1.7322667
Year first lit 1878
Construction Masonry
Tower shape round red brick tower,
Height 11 meters
Characteristic Active aid to navigation.

Gorleston (Range Rear) Lighthouse is located near mouth of River Yare in the town of Gorleston on sea in the English county of Norfolk.[1] The lighthouse was built in 1878. Gorleston lighthouse carries two lights. The rear light for the harbor entrance range (white light, 4 seconds on, 2 seconds off) is mounted on the tower with a focal plane of 23 feet; a fixed red light is also displayed from the gallery with a focal plane of 66 feet.

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  1. ^ Ordnance Survey (2005). OS Explorer Map OL40 - The Broads. ISBN 0-319-23769-9.