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Name: Bamburgh Light  

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Also known as: Black Rocks Bamburgh Light

Nearest Town or City:
Bamburgh, , United Kingdom

Location: Black Rock Point, Northumberland, northeast coast of England.

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Photo: Barry Hayton
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Managing Organization:
Trinity House


This lighthouse has never had a resident keeper; it was maintained by an attendant. Attractions in Bamburgh include historic Bamburgh Castle and a museum devoted to Grace Darling, the heroic daughter of the keeper of Longstone Light.

Tower Height: 29

Height of Focal Plane: 39

Characteristic and Range: White, red or green light depending on direction; occulting twice every 8 seconds.

Description of Tower: Square building with lantern on roof.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1910: Iron skeletal tower. In 1975, the light was moved to the roof of a service building.

Date Established: 1910

Date Present Tower Built: 1975

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.


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