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Showing posts with label Light Houses. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Light Houses. Show all posts

Sunday, 15 May 2022

Pladda Lighthouse









 Pladda Lighthouse is an active 18th century lighthouse situated at the southern end of the island of Pladda. The lighthouse dates from 1790 and was designed by Thomas Smith. It was the first light on the Clyde to be commissioned by the Commissioners of the Northern Lights.

Sunday, 13 September 2020

Greenock Titan


 Looking down river from Port Glasgow,the Perch light house and Greenocks Titan crane which is located in James Watt Dock

Sunday, 26 March 2017

Wednesday, 4 November 2015

Perch Lighthouse

Perch Lighthouse at Port Glasgow with entrance to the Great Harbour in the Background.

Monday, 2 July 2012

Monday, 19 July 2010

Turnberry Lighthouse












Turnberry Point is the location to Turnberry Lighthouse, which is in its self in the grounds of what was Turnberry Castle.

The lighthouse is of course a major feature of the world famous golf course in which it is situated.

The lighthouse was erected in 1873 to the designs of Thomas Stevenson. Lying on a cliff top with superb views of the Isle of Arran and the Holy Isle; however it’s Ailsa Craig the lump of volcanic rock which steals your attention most.

There is still the remains of a path which leads to a small quay among the rocks, the lighthouse and the grounds in which it lies is a beautiful and tranquil spot, just watch out for the golf balls.

Thursday, 10 June 2010

Fog Gun






The remains of a fog gun off the coat of Rosneath,not sure when it was dismantled ,it now houses a light signal.

The signal was created by the automatic explosion of acetylene gas within the guns, which were under the control of the Gourock Pilots

Wednesday, 4 March 2009

Toward Lighthouse













Toward Lighthouse at Toward Point lies 6 miles south of the seaside town of Dunoon.
It was built by Robert Stevenson in 1812.

An exellent place for watching seals and the CalMac ferrys on their way to Rothesay.