Keys to the Past

Lighthouse and Keeper's Cottage, Inner Farne (North Sunderland and Seahouses)

The lighthouse and keeper's cottage on Inner Farne were built in 1810 by David Alexander. The light became automatic in 1912 and now only one of the original three cottages remains. Traces of their gardens can still be seen. This is a Grade II Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N5896
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Legal status:Listed Building
Event(s):FIELD SURVEY, National Trust survey: the Farne Islands 2010; Archaeo-Environment Ltd

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of North Sunderland and Seahouses

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