Search ||  A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z 

Name: Souter Lighthouse   

Feedback to the database manager

Nearest Town or City:
Whitburn, , United Kingdom

Location: Lizard Point, Marsden Bay, mouth of the River Tyne, Northeast England.


Click to enlarge: Photo    Large photo
Photo: Steven Winter

Managing Organization:
The National Trust

Website: http://www.nationaltrust.org.uk/scripts/nthandbook.dll?ACTION=PROPERTY&PROPERTYID=186
Email: NSLHSE@smtp.ntrust.org.uk

Contact Address Information:
Coast Road
Whitburn, Sunderland
Tyne and Wear
United Kingdom

Notes:
This was the first lighthouse designed to be powered by electrical generators (1871).

Description of Tower: Conical white tower with central horizontal red band and red lantern.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1871

Date Present Tower Built: 1871

Current Use: Active aid to navigation, museum.

Open To Public? Yes.

Museum?
There is a tea room and museum at the lighthouse. Open from March 31 - October 31, daily except Fridays, 11.00 am - 5.00 pm, last entry at 4.30 pm.

Directions:
By bus, Stagecoach Sunderland - South Shields, passes Sunderland railway station and South Shields Metro station.

Featured
Products

Subscribe
to Lighthouse Digest


USLHS Marker Fund


Lighthouse Jewelry


Lighthouse Service Sweatshirt













Subscribe   Contact Us   About Us   Copyright Foghorn Publishing, 1994- 2018 Lighthouse Facts       Lighthouse History