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Name: Trevose Head Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Trevose, , United Kingdom

Location: North Cornish coast, England.


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Photo: John Mobbs
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Managing Organization:
Trinity House

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

Contact Address Information:
Trevose Head Lighthouse: The Attendant
St. Merryn, Padstow
Cornwall
United Kingdom

Notes:
This lighthouse was once known as the Trevose Head High Light. The Low Light was discontinued in 1882.

Tower Height: 89

Height of Focal Plane: 204

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 5 seconds; range 20 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White conical tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1847

Date Present Tower Built: 1847

Date Automated: 1995

Optics: First order Fresnel lens.

Fog Signal: Automated horn, two blasts every 30 seconds.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Mapquest URL: Click here to get a map to this lighthouse!

Nearby Lodging: There are four cottages offering overnight accommodations at the lighthouse. Email info@ruralretreats.co.uk for information.

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