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Location address: United Kingdom, Purbeck
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The Anvil Point Lighthouse is a lighthouse located near Swanage in Dorset. It is built of local stone and was completed in 1881. It was opened by Neville Chamberlain’s father, then Minister of Transport. The lighthouse tower is twelve metres tall, the height of the light above the high-water mark is 45 m (148 ft). The light is positioned to give a waypoint for vessels passing along the English Channel coast.
Anvil Point is part of the Jurassic Coast near Swanage on the Isle of Purbeck in Dorset, England. The Jurassic Coast stretches over a distance of 153 kilometres (95 mi), from Orcombe Point near Exmouth, in the west, to Old Harry Rocks, in the east. Anvil Point Lighthouse is located on the point.