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Name: Eshaness Light  

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Also known as: Esha Ness Lighthouse

Nearest Town or City:
Stenness , , United Kingdom

Location: West coast of Shetland Islands, Scotland

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Photo: Ken Ross

Managing Organization:
Shetland Amenity Trust


The Shetland Amenity Trust acquired the property from writer Sharma Krauskopf in early 2005. The Northern Lighthouse Board still maintains the active light and related equipment.

Tower Height: 40

Height of Focal Plane: 199

Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every 12 seconds, visible for 25 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White square tower attached to dwelling.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1929

Date Present Tower Built: 1929

Date Automated: 1974

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Yes.

Nearby Lodging: The dwelling has been converted into self-catering accommodations. Email for details.


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