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Leasowe

United Kingdom Latitude/Longitude: 53.41314° / -3.12575°
Description : Leasowe Lighthouse is a historic lighthouse in Moreton on the Wirral Peninsula in Merseyside, England. The lighthouse was built in 1763 by The Mersey Docks and Harbour Company to guide shipping safely to the Port of Liverpool and is the oldest lighthouse built from bricks in the United Kingdom. The lighthouse became obsolete and was closed in 1908. The last lighthouse keeper was a Mrs. Williams, the only known female lighthouse keeper of the period.
Type: Lighthouse
Location / Area / Island: Leasowe, Wirral Peninsula
Operational: Yes
Inactive since Year 1908
Shape & Material Tapering cylindrical tower built from hand-made brick
Color of Structure White

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