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Name: Lynmouth Foreland Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Lynmouth, , United Kingdom

Location: Bristol Channel, north coast of Devon.

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Photo: John Mobbs
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Managing Organization:
Trinity House


Tower Height: 49

Height of Focal Plane: 220

Characteristic and Range: Four white flashes every 15 seconds, visible for 18 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Round white tower attached to living quarters.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1900

Date Present Tower Built: 1900

Date Automated: 1993

Optics: First order dioptric apparatus

Current Use: Active aid to navigation, overnight accommodations.

Open To Public? Accommodations and grounds.

Keepers: Norman Grindle (?-1993).

Nearby Lodging: There are five cottages, each sleeping two people, available for overnight stays at the lighthouse. For information call the National Trust Holiday Booking Office at 01225 791199 or see


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