The Bell Rock Lighthouse, off the coast of Angus, Scotland, is the world's oldest surviving sea-washed lighthouse. This picture is the BOMB!!

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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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Model of the construction of Bell Rock Lighthouse. Photo: © The Trustees of the National Museum of Scotland

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Bell Rock Lighthouse, Scotland

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Bell Rock Lighthouse is the world's oldest surviving sea-washed lighthouse and was built on Bell Rock (also known as Inchcape) in the North Sea, 11 miles (18 km) off the coast of Angus, Scotland, east of the Firth of Tay. It was built by Robert Stevenson between 1807 and 1810, and standing at 35 m high, the light is visible from 35 statute miles (56 km) inland. The masonry work on which the lighthouse rests was constructed to such a high standard that it has not been replaced or adapted in…

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Bell Rock Lighthouse, Angus, Scotland - its new helipad has just been finished but you can only see it at low tide.

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Bell Rock Lighthouse, the oldest surviving sea-washed lighthouse. There is a reef, off the coast of Scotland, called Bell Rock. Legend is that an Abbot, in the 14th century, managed to install a giant bell on the reef, warning seafarers of danger. However, a dutch pirate stole the valuable brass bell just 1 year after it was installed and ironically perished when his ship hit the then-unmarked rock some time later. Hunderds and hunderds of sailors lost their lifes on the rock.

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