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Name: Tyne North Pier Head Light  

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Also known as: Tynemouth Light

Nearest Town or City:
North Shields, , United Kingdom

Location: Entrance to River Tyne, northeast England.

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Photo: John Mobbs

Managing Organization:
Port of Tyne


Tower Height: 75

Height of Focal Plane: 85

Characteristic and Range: 3 white flashes every 10 seconds.

Description of Tower: Conical granite tower with white lantern.

This light is operational

Date Established: c. 1802

Date Present Tower Built: 1903

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.


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