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Name: Maidens Light  

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Also known as: East Maidens Light

Nearest Town or City:
Larne, , United Kingdom

Location: East end of the Maidens Island group, northeast of Larne, County Antrim, Northern Ireland.

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Photo: Tony Denton

Managing Organization:
Commissioners of Irish Lights


Contact Address Information:
16 Lower Pembroke Street

East and West Lighthouses were established at Maidens Rock in 1828 or 1829. The west lighthouse was discontinued in 1903, but it still stands as a daymark, without its lantern.

Tower Height: 75

Height of Focal Plane: 95

Characteristic and Range: Fl (3) W 20s. Shown throughout 24 hours. Nominal Range: 24 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, conical tower with horizontal black band.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1829

Date Present Tower Built: 1829

Date Automated: 1977

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

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