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Name: Mumbles Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Swansea, , United Kingdom

Location: On small island at entrance to Swansea Bay, Bristol Channel, Wales.

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Photo: Tony Denton

Managing Organization:
Trinity House


Tower Height: 56

Height of Focal Plane: 114

Characteristic and Range: Four white flashes every 20 seconds.

Description of Tower: White, octagonal brick tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1794

Date Present Tower Built: 1794

Optics: Currently (2004) two 300 mm optics, solar powered. A first order Fresnel lens once used here is on display at the Swansea Maritime and Industrial Museum.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.


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