Happisburgh | Lighthouse Posters & Prints



Happisburgh in County Norfolk, 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

Happisburgh Lighthouse is the oldest working light in East Anglia, and the only independently run lighthouse in Great Britain.

Built in 1790, it was originally one of a pair of leading lights. The low light was shorter than Happisburgh’s 47 metres and when they were aligned with the rear tower peeping above the low light , it marked safe passage around the southern end of the treacherous Haisborough Sands.

Today the lighthouse is painted white with three red bands, and has a light characteristic of 3 white flashes, repeated every 30secs and a range of 29km.

Saved as a working light by the local community, it is maintained and operated entirely by voluntary contributions.

These lighthouses were more landmarks rather than lighthouses in the usual sense.



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