Bull Point Lighthouse
Bull Point lighthouse gives a guide to vessels navigating off the North Devon coast with a red sector light marking the Rockham Shoal and the Morte Stone.
Bull Point Lighthouse gives a guide to vessels navigating off the North Devon Coast with a red sector light marking the Rockham Shoal and the Morte Stone off Morte Point. The light was first established in 1879 on the headland near the village of Mortehoe, North Devon, and operated without undue incident for 93 years, but on 18th September, 1972, the Principal Keeper reported ground movement in the area of the engine room and the passage leading to the lighthouse, and that 2″ fissures were opening up. In the early hours of Sunday morning, 24th September, 15 metres of the cliff face crashed into the sea and a further 15 metres subsided steeply causing deep fissures to open up inside the boundary wall. Walls cracked and the engine/fog signal station partly collapsed, leaving it in a dangerous condition and putting the fog signal out of action.
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7 Day Weather Forecast
Expect a temp in the range 18.5℃ to 21.2℃ with wind speed 1.6 m/sec (NNE)
Expect a temp in the range 17.8℃ to 18.8℃ with wind speed 2.7 m/sec (NE)
Expect a temp in the range 19.2℃ to 20.3℃ with wind speed 4.2 m/sec (NE)
Expect a temp in the range 19.5℃ to 21℃ with wind speed 2.6 m/sec (ENE)
Expect a temp in the range 19.1℃ to 21.3℃ with wind speed 2.8 m/sec (SSE)
Expect a temp in the range 18.7℃ to 20.1℃ with wind speed 5 m/sec (SSW)
Expect a temp in the range 17.7℃ to 18.9℃ with wind speed 4.4 m/sec (S)
Ilfracombe weather forecast from Yr, delivered by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute and NRK
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