© National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London | Licence: CC BY-NC-ND
© National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London | Licence: CC BY-NC-ND

Maplin lighthouse

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Description

Maplin lighthouse warned ships away from the dangerous mudflats in the Thames estuary. It was designed by James Walker, consultant lighthouse engineer to Trinity House in 1838, and stood on nine screw piles driven six metres into the silt.
Credit Line: National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, Caird Collection

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© National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London

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Location

Maplin Sands, England

Country

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