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Name: Longships Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Penzance, , United Kingdom

Location: West of Land's End, off extreme southwest point of mainland of England, English Channel, Bristol Channel.


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Photo: Darrin Thomas
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Managing Organization:
Trinity House

Website: http://www.trinityhouse.co.uk/interactive/gallery/longships.html

Tower Height: 115

Height of Focal Plane: 115

Characteristic and Range: Red or white light, 5 seconds on, 5 seconds off.

Description of Tower: Conical granite tower, helicopter deck on top.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1795: Stone tower, focal plane 79 feet.

Date Established: 1795

Date Present Tower Built: 1875

Date Automated: 1988

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Directions:
Accessible by boat or helicopter only.

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