Bell Rock Lighthouse

Collection by John K Fulton

John K Fulton
Gloaming at the Bell Rock, Angus, Scotland

Gloaming at the Bell Rock, Angus, Scotland

The last minutes of darkness on a winter's morning at the Bell Rock. The lighthouse which is 12 miles off the coast of Arbroath was first lit in 1811 and will be 200 years old in February 2011. This was about two hours after low tide - the helipad built in the 1970s and the cast iron walkway (dating from 1811) can be seen in this shot. These are both covered at high tide.

The Bell Rock Lighthouse, off the coast of Angus, Scotland, is the world's oldest surviving sea-washed lighthouse.It was built between 1807 and 1810 by Robert Stevenson on the Bell Rock (also known as Inchcape) in the North Sea, 11 miles east of the Firth of Tay.

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Lighthouses 43p Stamp (1998) Bell Rock Lighthouse, Arbroath, mid-19th-century

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Winter sunrise at the Bell Rock off Arbroath in Angus

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THE structures, all of which were designed by the Stevenson family, were photographed by enthusiast Ian Cowe for Scottish and Manx Lighthouses.