Beachy Head - Lighthouse Posters & Prints
England

Beachy Head

£30.00£75.00

Beachy Head in County East Sussex, England.

A4 (210 x 297mm) : 250g/m² archival art paper

A3 (297 x 420mm) : 250g/m² archival art paper

Artist: Roger O’Reilly

The artist signs each print.

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A Note from the Artist

It is thought that as early as 1670 there was a coal fired beacon burning on the cliffs near Beachy head to guide vessels past this tricky part of the coastline.

By 1832 the original Belle Tout lighthouse had replaced any temporary structures but due to erosion and the persistent fog which envelopes the cliffs, a new lighthouse at the base of Beachy Head was planned and under the direction of Sir Thomas Matthews work began as the 20th century dawned.

By 1902 the new lighthouse was complete and its revolving beam first exhibited.

The station was manned for just over eighty years and was served as with other rock stations by three keepers.

The lighthouse’s was converted to solar power operation in 2011 and the fog signal discontinued.

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