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Bonfire on the Town Moor

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This impressive bonfire was built to celebrate the end of the First World War. Alongside it is the temporary lighthouse. The original lighthouse on the Headland was demolished as it got in the way of the guns from the Heugh Battery. The temporary lighhouse was constructed on the Town Moor, where is stood from 1915 until it was replaced by the current structure in 1926.

Donor : John Dee


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