Godrevy Lighthouse

Godrevy Lighthouse was built in 1858.It is 980ft off Godrevy Head on the Eastern side of St Ives bay Cornwall. The lighthouse is a white octagonal tower and stands 86ft high and built on the largest rock on the stone reef. Prior to 1858 a lighthouse had been considered many times, but nothing came to plan, until the SS Nile was wrecked on the 11 November 1854 with the loss of all on board.