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Name: Holy Island Outer Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Lamlash, , United Kingdom

Location: SE point of Holy Island, off the coast of the Isle of Arran in the Firth of Clyde, off southwest coast of Scotland.

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Photo: Steve G. Bryan

Managing Organization:
Northern Lighthouse Board


Holy Island is owned by the SamyƩ Ling Buddhist Community; see

Tower Height: 75

Height of Focal Plane: 124

Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 20 seconds, visible for 25 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, square tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1905

Date Present Tower Built: 1905

Date Automated: 1977

Fog Signal: Discontinued 1987 (was two four-second blasts every 90 seconds).

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.


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