years this week since Burnham-On-Sea's high lighthouse was lit
is exactly 20 years ago this week since Burnham-On-Sea's high
lighthouse was extinguished for the last time.
33-metre tall lighthouse in Berrow Road was taken out of service
for the final time on December 31st 1993 at 5.30pm.
lighthouse had aided navigation for shipping in Bridgwater Bay
for 161 years before being finally closed down.
lighthouse now provides holiday accommodation to tourists. Over
the past year the brick-built tower has been renovated by its
owner, as pictured here.