Gorleston (Range Rear) Lighthouse

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Gorleston (Range Rear) Lighthouse
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Gorleston (Range Rear) Lighthouse
Gorleston (Range Rear) Lighthouse is located in Norfolk
Gorleston (Range Rear) Lighthouse
LocationGorleston on sea
Coordinates52°34′20″N 1°43′56″E / 52.572142°N 1.732305°E / 52.572142; 1.732305Coordinates: 52°34′20″N 1°43′56″E / 52.572142°N 1.732305°E / 52.572142; 1.732305
Year first constructed1878
Constructionbrick tower
Tower shapetapered cylindrical tower with balcony and lantern
Markings / patternunpainted tower, red lantern roof
Tower height21 metres (69 ft)
Admiralty numberA2306
NGA number1636
ARLHS numberENG-303[1]
HeritageGrade II listed building Edit this on Wikidata

Gorleston (Range Rear) Lighthouse is located near mouth of River Yare in the town of Gorleston on sea in the English county of Norfolk.[2] The lighthouse was built in 1878. Gorleston lighthouse carries two lights. The rear light for the harbour 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. ^ Gorleston (Range Rear) The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 27 April 2016
  2. ^ Ordnance Survey (2005). OS Explorer Map OL40 - The Broads. ISBN 0-319-23769-9.

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