Lighthouses of England

Withernsea

Withernsea disused lighthouse. Photo: Ken Trethewey (1974).

The optic at Withernsea. Photo: Ken Trethewey (1974).

The clockwork mechanism used to drive the rotation of the optic at Withernsea. Photo: Ken Trethewey (1974).

The falling weight used to provide the energy for the clock mechanism at Withernsea. Photo: Ken Trethewey (1974).

View down the inside of the tower showing the cables on which the weight falls and is wound up again. Photo: Ken Trethewey (1974).