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Section across the fourth Eddystone lighthouse built on the Stone 13 miles South-east of Polperro, Cornwall, England. Built by the English civil engineer John Smeaton (1724-1792) beginning in 1756 it was in operation for 127 years. Engraving from 'Lives of the Engineers' by Samuel Smiles (London, 1862).

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Section across the fourth Eddystone lighthouse built on the Stone 13 miles South-east of Polperro, Cornwall, England.  Built by  the English civil engineer John Smeaton (1724-1792) beginning in 1756 it was in operation for 127 years. Engraving from 'Lives of the Engineers' by Samuel Smiles (London, 1862).