Orford Ness  Suffolk


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described Orford Ness like this:

Orford Ness, promontory, on coast of Suffolk, at N. extremity of Hollesley Bay, 2½ miles SE. of Orford town; Orfordness High Lighthouse is 99 ft. high, with fixed light 91 ft. above high water and seen 17 miles; Orfordness Low Lighthouse is 72 ft. high, with fixed light 60 ft. above high water and seen 14 miles.

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Orford Ness through time

Orford Ness is now part of Suffolk Coastal district. Click here for graphs and data of how Suffolk Coastal has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Orford Ness itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Orford Ness in Suffolk Coastal | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 17th April 2024

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