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Name: Dovercourt Leading Lights  

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Nearest Town or City:
Dovercourt, , United Kingdom

Location: Essex, southeast England.


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Photo: John Mobbs
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Notes:
When erected in 1863, these towers were mounted on moveable bases so they could be realigned as the channel changed. (They are no longer moveable.) The towers were sold to a local authority in 1922, and they were restored in the 1980s. In 2005, both towers were leased to Tony O'Neil, custodian of the Harwich High Light.

Description of Tower: Two cast iron skeletal towers with enclosed upper portions.

This light is not operational

Date Present Tower Built: 1863

Date Deactivated: 1917

Current Use: Historic attraction.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Directions:
The two towers are located just off Lower Marine Parade in Dovercourt.

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