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Pictures in this library relate to the sea and the coasts around Aberdeenshire from St Cyrus to the Moray Firth along to Cullen and include fishing villages of Gourdon, Johnshaven, the town of Stonehaven, beach at Balmedie, Cruden Bay, Forvie, Bodham Point near Peterhead, Fraserburgh, Rosehearty, Pennan, Macduff, Banff, Whitehills, Portsoy, Sandend, Portknockie, Bow Fiddle Rock.
Todhead Coastline jkl8193jhp 
 Todhead headland pudding stone rocks lichen cliffs geology Aberdeenshire Scotland located south of Catterline is the former Todhead Lighthouse on the North east coast of Aberdeenshire south of Stonehaven standing pudding stone cliffs. The cliffs stick out on a small headland but with sheer drops into the North Sea but offering spectacular views of the sea pounding on the rocks below and views northwards along the coast from Braidon Bay and to the distant Forley Craig beyond Catterline, famous for its seafood restaurant. The lighthouse was built in 1897 by D.A. Stevenson and is still a stylish if sad reminder of the heyday of Victorian Maritime heritage. Its short ‘dumpy’ tower hides a shaft dug into the cliffs underneath which allowed the original clockwork mechanism to operate as described in Jane Geddes’s Deeside and Mearns Architectural Guide. 
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Photographer: Jim Henderson
Collection: Aberdeenshire Coast
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Todhead Coastline jkl8193jhp
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Todhead headland pudding stone rocks lichen cliffs geology Aberdeenshire Scotland

located south of Catterline is the former Todhead Lighthouse on the North east coast of Aberdeenshire south of Stonehaven standing pudding stone cliffs. The cliffs stick out on a small headland but with sheer drops into the North Sea but offering spectacular views of the sea pounding on the rocks below and views northwards along the coast from Braidon Bay and to the distant Forley Craig beyond Catterline, famous for its seafood restaurant. The lighthouse was built in 1897 by D.A. Stevenson and is still a stylish if sad reminder of the heyday of Victorian Maritime heritage. Its short ‘dumpy’ tower hides a shaft dug into the cliffs underneath which allowed the original clockwork mechanism to operate as described in Jane Geddes’s Deeside and Mearns Architectural Guide.
Keywords: Scotland, Scottish, Grampian, Aberdeenshire, Kincardineshire, Kincardine, Catterline, Braidon, Bay, Millhill, Forley, Craig, Kinneff, Kirk, Crown, Jewels, regalia, hidden, Todhead, lighthouse, buildings, architecture, cliffs, stones, pudding, geology, sea, waves, crashing, pounding, breaking, white, foam, landscape, winter, Mearns, Howe, Coast, coastline, Grampians, 1897, Stevenson D.A., builder, architect, shaft, harled, corbelled, gallery, lantern, dome, disused, redundant, staff, house, accommodation, stylish, painted, brickwork, blue, sky, sunshine, maritime
 


 

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