Leasowe Lighthouse

Leasowe Lighthouse, the first brick built lighthouse in UK. It’s here, on the north coast of Wirral, to the Irish sea.

It was build in 1763 by the Mersey Docks and Harbour Authority. The lighthouse is 101 ft tall and it’s the second oldest brick built lighthouse in Europe. It has a nice history, one of the keepers was a woman, who took over the responsibility after her husband died. She received the same salary and she was one of the few women employed to do this job.ll_01

The keeper rooms were inside the lighthouse.
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A panorama from the top of the lighthouse. You can see the north Wirral coast and the Irish sea.
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Going down. There are 130 steps to the top.
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Dragon teeth. This kind of “teeth” were placed on the beach to prevent the entering of the German tanks, during the war.
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