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Name: Mevagissey Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Mevagissey, , United Kingdom

Location: On pier in Mevagissey Harbour, St. Austell Bay, south coast of Cornwall, England, facing English Channel.

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Photo: Mike Rice
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Managing Organization:
Mevagissey Harbour Trustees

This lighthouse was constructed after the rebuilding of the pier; the original pier was destroyed in a great blizzard in 1891.

Tower Height: 27

Height of Focal Plane: 30

Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 10 seconds, range 12 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, hexagonal cast iron tower, black lower portion.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1896

Date Present Tower Built: 1896

Fog Signal: Automated horn, one blast every 30 seconds.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.


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