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Longships Lighthouse

by Elisabeth Stanbrook

Just 2km beyond Landís End stands the iconic Longships lighthouse, the vision of the ill-fated Lieut Henry Smith. Since 1795, the lighthouse has undergone many changes including the purchase by Trinity House and a complete rebuild. Construction problems, keepersí trials and tribulations and the skills of the relief boatmen all feature, as does the full fury of the Atlantic Ocean. Strong links were also forged with nearby Sennen from where the lighthouse was serviced.

A wealth of information, and images, has been revealed by the author's extensive work with original sources.

ISBN 978 0 906294 86 4. 64 pages, 77 illustrations. A5 Soft back. £6.50

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Reviews:

From the same talented author's pen we now have a companionm publication, Longships Lighthouse, again expertly produced by Twelveheads Press.
The Lamp (Journal of the Association of Lighthouse Keepers)

Excellent value ... to the publisher's customary high standards.
Trevithick Society Newsletter

Reviews of a previous lighthouse book by Elisabeth Stanbrook:

This painstakingly researched book is hugely interesting. ... an attractive and well-written book, scholarly in its detail and human in its focus.
The Islander Spring 2009

A definitive work on this astonishing lighthouse it would tax anyone to better.
The Lamp (Journal of the Association of Lighthouse Keepers)


Also by Elisabeth Stanbrook in the same format:

Bishop Rock Lighthouse £6.50

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