Distant view taken in 2010
|Location||offshore of Frinton-on-Sea
|Year first constructed||1850|
|Tower shape||hexagonal frustum tower with keeper's quarter, balcony and lantern|
|Height||23 metres (75 ft)|
|Managing agent||Gunfleet Sands Windfarm|
Gunfleet Lighthouse is a screw-pile lighthouse lying in the North Sea, six miles off the coast at Frinton-on-Sea in Essex constructed in 1850 by James Walker of Trinity House. George Henry Saunders was the contractor. Walker and Burges were the Engineers. It is 74 feet (23 m) in height and hexagonal in plan; mounted on seven piles forming a steel lattice and originally painted red. The living accommodation comprises a living room, bedroom, kitchen/washroom and storeroom.
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- 2005 tour of the lighthouse (including internal photographs)
- More external photographs from 2005
- Day-trip to Gunfleet Lighthouse
- Media related to Gunfleet Lighthouse at Wikimedia Commons
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