This tablet is erected to the memory of John Smeaton FRS The distinguished civil engineer who was born in 1724 and died in 1792 at Austhorpe Lodge, Leeds, in the County of York. He designed this lighthouse and erected it on Eddystone Rock 1756 to 1759 Presented by the Lord Mayor of Leeds Alderman Percival T Leigh J.P. 1936

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Nick Harrison on Flickr
Nick Harrison on Flickr
Nick Harrison on Flickr
Nick Harrison on Flickr
Nick Harrison on Flickr
Nick Harrison on Flickr
Nick Harrison on Flickr

Smeaton's Tower, Plymouth Hoe Promenade, Plymouth
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