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Name: Hurst Point Low Light (old)  

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Nearest Town or City:
Keyhaven, , United Kingdom

Location: Approach to Needles Channel, Hampshire, south coast of England.


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Photo: Steven Winter

Managing Organization:
Hurst Castle

Website: http://www.hurst-castle.co.uk

Notes:
This 1866 granite lighthouse (which replaced the 1786 Hurst Tower) was replaced by an automated light on a metal structure atop a wall of Hurst Castle. That light was deactivated in 1997. Both the 1866 and 1911 (separate entry) structures still survive.

Description of Tower: Round granite tower.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1786

Date Present Tower Built: 1866

Date Deactivated: 1911

Current Use: Part of historic site.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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