Northern Lighthouse Board
This lighthouse was designed by engineers David and Thomas Stevenson. It was discontinued at the end of August 2003. It was replaced by a new light at the end of the Ro-Ro roundhead.
Tower Height: 56
Height of Focal Plane: 75
Characteristic and Range: Flashing white/red every 10 seconds, visible for 15 (white) and 11 (red) nautical miles. (2002)
Description of Tower: White tower attached to dwelling.
This light is not operational
Date Established: 1862
Date Present Tower Built: 1862
Date Deactivated: 2003
Date Automated: 1988
Fog Signal: Discontinued 1987 (was one blast every 20 seconds).
Current Use: Unused (as of March 2004)
Open To Public? No.