Herd Groyne Lighthouse - Sandhaven Beach - Sunrise - South Shield

North East Captures

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Herd Groyne was built in the early 1880's to stop the sand from the beaches in Tynemouth's Harbour washing into and then depositing the Tyne. Effectively, the groyne is a small seawall seperating the beach from the river; therfore only one side of this wall is safe passage for shipping into the river. The Lighthouse was built in 1882 and shows a series of lights indicating directions to be taken upon entering the port's breakwater walls. This system of coloured lights replaced the 2 range or 'high and low' lights at South Shields that would have Shown safe passage by being aligned; these still exist in fantastic condition, with many original features.

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All images are printed on Lustre paper, featuring a very natural photographic finish reminiscent of traditional photographic printing. Lustre prints are very resistant to fingerprints, scratches and scuffs and feature a semi-matt finish with minimal glare, ideal for landscape photography.

Only 9"x6" prints and framed prints come with a white mount.

All orders will be securely wrapped and will arrive in either a postal tube, book wrap or a box for added protection.

All our frames are solid wood and come with glass, please take care when opening your order. Framed examples shown are to give a sense of how your order might look and are not an exact representation.