Northern Lighthouse Board
This lighthouse was designed by Robert Stevenson. It originally had two lights: one at the top of the tower and another about one third of the way up. The lower light was discontinued in 1890.
Tower Height: 121
Characteristic and Range: Two white flashes every 20 seconds, visible for 22 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White conical tower.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1833
Date Present Tower Built: 1833
Date Automated: 1991
Fog Signal: Discontinued 1987 (was one blast every 60 seconds).
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.