Postcard from Souter Point Lighthouse

Postcard from Souter Point Lighthouse

Postcard from Souter Point Lighthouse

Souter Point Lighthouse was built by Trinity House in 1871 and decommissioned in 1988, at which point it was handed over to the National Trust, who opened it to the public in 1990.

It was one of the first lighthouses in the world designed and built to be powered by electricity, being first lit 11 January 1871.

Most recently, it earned attention as the scene of the ‘Foghorn Requiem‘, when more than 50 ships gathered on the North Sea to perform an ambitious musical score on 22 June 2013.

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