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An extract from an 1846 Sea Chart of this coast showing the red light of Pakefield Lighthouse.

Mother Nature was in control of the Lighthouse's fate and as the sand banks and seaway moved too far south, the light ceased to be an effective aid to shipping and so it was finally extinguished on 1st December 1864.


Very little is known about the lighthouse until well into the 20th century, it is assumed that it remained derelict for over 50 years. Local newspapers reveal that it was eventually sold to the owners of Pakefield Hall in 1929 for the sum of £150. Os. Od.

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