The Bewell Lighthouse

Issued in October 2010

The Bewell Lighthouse is sited on ther largest of the Well Islands lying off the nerth-west coast of Pharos.

Bewell Island is the only island that is occupied.  Until recently this was by the lighthouse keepers who live in a cottage on the lee side of the island tending the lighthouse which was built in 1838.

Stamps supplied to the Well Islands usually carry a “W” perfin (not illustrated here).  The is one postbox on Bewell but only a weekly collection.

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The Bewell Lighthouse

SK NumberTypeDescription
101615p Dull Orange and Pale Lemon
10aSheet of 25
10bIsland beamer
10c15p used alone on cover
10i17Museum of Mathematics insert

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