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EN 106 Eddystone (1759) (Smeaton's Tower)
latitude 50° 21' 37.8" N
longitude 4° 9' 47.2" W

When the current Eddystone lighthouse was built, the upper 2/3 of the 1759 tower was saved for reassembly in Plymouth. Smeaton's tower was the first successful stone waveswept tower and one of the great engineering marvels of the 18th century.

Located on Plymouth Hoe, a grassy hill overlooking the town and harbor. ARLHS # ENG-091

Eddystone (1759)

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