Seaham is a small harbour in County Durham on the north east coast.Seaham’s Lighthouse was built in 1905 to mark the town’s north breakwater. The cylindrical metal tower is painted in an alternating black and white pattern and is 10 meters in height.
A green light is shown from the glazed lantern at the top of the tower, which gives a single flash every 10 seconds or in bad weather shows a fixed green light. The tower also holds a Fog Horn which gives a blast every 30 seconds in periods of low viability.
Originally the lantern was surrounded by a gallery with railings, although this was removed in the 1960s. along with the pier’s other railings; none of which have ever been replaced.
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