This lighthouse was originally situated at the head of the main pier in Kirkwall. It was decommissioned and moved to its present site on an extension of the main pier in 1994. The new Kirkwall West Pier Light is a simple post light (see related photos).
Description of Tower: White, conical cast iron tower.
This light is not operational
Date Established: 1854
Date Present Tower Built: 1854
Date Deactivated: c. 1994
Current Use: Historic attraction.
Open To Public? Grounds only.