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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