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Souter Lighthouse
England

Souter Lighthouse, located in the village of Marsden in South Tyneside on the North Sea coastline, was opened in 1871.

It was the first lighthouse to use alternating electric current, the most advanced lighthouse technology of its day.

Now a National Trust property and open to the public, it is surrounded by miles of beach, cliff and grassland with spectacular views, flora and fauna, and coastal walks.

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