West pier lighthouse, Whitby, North Yorkshire: close-up of the column and beacon

RIBApix ref no RIBA24772
Architect/DesignerPickernell, Francis (1796-1871)
Artist/PhotographerGalwey, Reginald Hugo de Burgh (1917-1971)
CountryUK: England
CityWhitby
Subject Date1831
Image Date1965
ViewWorm's-eye
StyleGeorgian
MediumPhotoprint
Library ReferenceAP Box 86 Lighthouses
OrientationLandscape
Colour / B&W Black and white
Credit Architectural Press Archive / RIBA Collections
Notes NOTES: This is one of two lighthouses at the entrance to Whitby Harbour, designed by Francis Pickernell, who was the engineer to Whitby Harbour from 1822-1861.This, the west lighthouse,and is both the taller (83 feet) and the older of the two.

Subject tags

stone, columns, piers, lighthouses, Feature: Lighting the Way