Friday, 10 July 2015

Riverside east of the Tower and on the north bank. Coldharbour Point


Riverside east of the Tower and on the north bank

Coldharbour Point
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A tiny promontory with a warning beacon

Post to the north Wennington Marshes
Shared part of square (north of the riverI to the south Erith
Post to the west Erith
Post to the south Erith
Post to the east Grest Coldharbour



Coldharbour Point
The Name probably points to the bleakness of the location.
Lighthouse No. 3 at 17 miles from London Bridge. This lighthouse is identical to Margaret Ness and Cross Ness, and situated on the shoreline by the vast landfill site. It was established in 1885 and today at 38 feet high shows a light visible for 3 miles.

Sources

Lighthouse compendium. Web site

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