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Name: Purfleet Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
West Thurrock, , United Kingdom

Location: North side of the Thames, east of London, England.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand
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Not much is known about this lighthouse, which was located on Beacon Hill near West Thurrock. It was an experimental lighthouse where lamps and reflectors were tested. It is not clear whether it ever served as an active navigational aid.

Description of Tower: Round tower attached to a dwelling.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1828

Date Deactivated: c. 1870

Current Use: Destroyed.


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