Keys to the Past

High Light (Blyth)

High Light, Blyth. Photo by Northumberland County Council.
High Light, Blyth. Photo by Northumberland County Council.

This lighthouse is the oldest surviving building at Blyth Harbour. It was built in three stages; the first 10m was erected in 1788, the next 4m in 1888 and the final 4m in 1900. The tower is circular and has a spiral staircase running up the centre. It was in use until 1985. This is a Grade II listed building protected by law.

Reference number:N12077
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Conservation area
Listed Building

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