Place:


Point of Ayre  the Isle of Man

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Point of Ayre like this:

AYRE (Point of), the northern extremity of the Isle of Man. A lighthouse stands on it, erected in 1818, with lanthern 106 feet above high water, showing a revolving two-minute light, alternately bright and red, visible at the distance of 15 miles. The Whitestone and Stranakiley sands are adjacent.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Point of Ayre, in and the Isle of Man | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/26262

Date accessed: 24th October 2021


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