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Name: Lytham Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Ribble River Light

Also known as: Stanner Point Light

Nearest Town or City:
Lytham, , United Kingdom

Location: NW England; near Stanner Point, on the north side of the River Ribble estuary.

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The original lighthouse here stood on a sandbank that was eroded over the years, and the tower eventually collapsed. The second lighthouse, built at a slightly different location, was discontinued in 1894 and is believed to have been demolished about 1900.

Description of Tower: 1848: Conical stone tower, 72 feet tall, with a second light 36 feet above the ground (collapsed on January 21, 1863). 1865: Black octagonal stone tower, focal plane height of 81 feet.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1848

Date Deactivated: 1894

Current Use: Destroyed.

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