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Name: Madras Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Chennai (Madras), , India

Location: Downtown Chennai (Madras), east coast of India.

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This light was replaced by a light atop the high court building in 1894.

Tower Height: 160

Description of Tower: Fluted stone tower; lantern removed.

It is not known at this time if this light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1796: Lantern on roof of officers' mess in what is now known as Fort George.

Date Established: 1796

Date Present Tower Built: 1844

Date Deactivated: 1894

Current Use: Historic attraction.

Open To Public? Grounds only.


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