The 1904 Dungeness Lighthouse still stands. It had to be replaced because it was blocked by a nuclear power plant.
Tower Height: 141
Height of Focal Plane: 131
Characteristic and Range: White flash every 10 seconds, visible for 27 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: Cylindrical concrete tower with alternating black and white horizontal bands.
This light is operational
1615: Open coal fire; 1635: tower with coal fire; 1792: Stone tower, similar to Smeaton's Eddystone tower; 1904: Brick tower.
Date Established: 1615
Date Present Tower Built: 1961
Date Automated: 1991
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? No.