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Royal Sovereign Lighthouse

Sea off Eastbourne, Sussex

Location Guide

Taken from Eastbourne Photo from Wikipedia


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Name:

Royal Sovereign Lighthouse, Sussex

Current status:

Currently in use

Geographic Position:

50 43'.40 N 00 26'.13 E

Grid Reference:

TV720944

Ceremonial County:

Sussex

Appearance:

 

Map Link:

Multimap

Aerial photo:

Modern structure with large platform, including living accommodation on a single pillar

Other photos:

Photo    Photo    Photo

Originally built:

1971 replacing a light ship moored here since 1875

Current lighthouse built:

1971

Height of Tower:

36m

Height of light above mean sea level:

28m

Character of light:

One White Flash Every 20 Seconds

Character of fog signal:

2 Blasts Every 30 Seconds

Range of light:

12 nautical miles

Owned / run by:

Trinity House

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Website:

TH

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