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Point of Ayr Lighthouse

Prestatyn, Flintshire

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Photo by Dave Green

Photo by E Gammie Sep 2006

Not much is left of the causeway to the right - the railings have disappeared and all that remains is a few concrete 'sleepers'. Large blocks of stone are scattered at the shoreward end.

Photo by John Haynes Oct 2005

Photo from Geograph

Footpath to the lighthouse  Photo by Bob Abell

This is said to be oldest surviving lighthouse in Wales

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Point of Ayr Lighthouse, Prestatyn, Flintshire

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This is said to be oldest surviving lighthouse in Wales, and the second oldest is said to be the Salt Island lighthouse this puts it before 1821, at the beginning of the first industrial revolution.

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Page Ref: Point_of_Ayr_Lighthouse Topic: Lighthouses Last Updated: 06/2010


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