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Skagen - DK

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Skagen - DK

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The Gray Lighthouse

Skagen

In 1857-58 Skagen new lighthouse was built by architect N.S. Nebelong little further out towards the branch than the white lighthouse. The 46 meter tall lighthouse ia built on a formidable foundation consisting of 429 meter long piles stk.16 is struck down into the seabed within an octagonal Sheet. The tower is bricked up of Flensburg bricks, which are covered by Dutch clinker. In 1875 the tower was reinforced, since there was into brick 12 iron anchors, The windows used oak. All building materials were shipped to Skagen, since there was neither a usable road or rail to the city on construction time. 


    

22/09/2010
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