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Eddystone

Eddystone (ĕd´Ĭstən), lighthouse, 135 ft (41 m) high, on dangerous rocks in the English Channel, S of Plymouth, SW England. It is the fourth lighthouse on the site (the first was begun in 1696) built between 1878 and 1882 and designed by James Douglas.

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Eddystone Rocks

Eddystone Rocks a rocky reef off the coast of Cornwall, SW of Plymouth. The reef was the site of the earliest lighthouse (1699) built on rocks fully exposed to the sea.

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