Northern Lighthouse Board
The engineer who built this lighthouse was Alan Stevenson, uncle of Robert Louis Stevenson.
Tower Height: 40
Height of Focal Plane: 56
Characteristic and Range: ISO W. 3 sec., visible for 15 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White, conical stone tower surrounded by WWII era fortifications.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1851
Date Present Tower Built: 1851
Date Automated: 1966
Current Use: Active aid to navigation; dwelling is privately owned.
Open To Public? No.