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Name: Mucking Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Mucking Flat Light

Nearest Town or City:
Corringham, , United Kingdom

Location: Sea Reach in the Thames Estuary, SE coast of England.

This lighthouse, built by James Walker (1781-1862) on a design patented by Alexander Mitchell (1780-1868), was very similar to the Chapman Light, located further east in the Thames Estuary. Originally 66 feet tall and painted in black and white bands, it was raised to 71 feet in 1881 and painted red; later (1916?) painted white.

Tower Height: 71

Height of Focal Plane: 45

Description of Tower: White screwpile lighthouse with a dwelling under the lantern.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1849

Date Deactivated: 1930s

Current Use: Destroyed (1954).

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