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Name: Godrevy Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Godrevy, , United Kingdom

Location: St. Ives Bay, southeastern England.

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Photo: Constance & Ray Demerjian
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Managing Organization:
Trinity House


This lighthouse inspired Virginia Woolf's novel "To the Lighthouse." More information on the lighthouse is available at

Tower Height: 86

Height of Focal Plane: 120

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 10 seconds, with red sector.

Description of Tower: White, octagonal stone tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1859

Date Present Tower Built: 1859

Date Automated: 1934

Optics: 1939: Second order Fresnel lens.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.


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