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Name: Mull of Kintyre Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Southend, , United Kingdom

Location: Southernmost point of Kintyre Peninsula, southwest coast of Scotland.


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Photo: National Trust for Scotland
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Managing Organization:
Northern Lighthouse Board/Nat'l Trust for Scotland

Website: http://www.nts.org.uk/web/site/home/holidays/accommodation/lighthouse/Hectors_House.asp?NavPage=264&NavId=2127

Tower Height: 39

Height of Focal Plane: 299

Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 20 seconds, visible for 29 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Yellow conical tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1788

Date Present Tower Built: 1820

Fog Signal: (N) 90 seconds

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? House (overnight stays).

Keepers: Mathew Harvey (1788-?), Magnus Leask (c. 1986), Hector Lamont (?)

Nearby Lodging: Two former keepers' houses are available for vacation rental. Call (0131) 243 9331 for details.

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