Ashurst Beacon

The Summit Folly on Ashust Hill
Where is it? Near Skelmersdale, Lancashire

In which area of outstanding natural beauty? The West Lancashire Coastal Plain

How tall is it? 570 feet (approx)

Write Up
Of all of the landmarks of the The West Lancashire Coastal Plain Ashurst Beacon stands at second only to Blackpool tower in its’ omnipresence.

The beacon once formed part of a relay league stretching from Everton Brow above Liverpool to Lancaster Castle, which was in place (though unused) during the Anglo–Spanish War of 1585

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