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Skokholm Lighthouse

Skokholm Island, Pembrokeshire

Location Guide

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Photo by Bob Jones 

Photo by Mike Graham

Photo by Bob Jones  

This concrete post, above The Quarry, is inscribed near the top with the letters TH. It is one of a number of markers which delineate the boundary of the Trinity House owned part of Skokholm, around the lighthouse. Although most of the island was purchased from the Dale Castle Estate in 2006 by the Wildlife Trust of South and West Wales, a small part, some 7.16 acres, remains owned by the Corporation of Trinity House. This area includes a helicopter landing pad and some sheds built into a rock outcrop.

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Lighthouse information Grid

Name:

Skokholm Lighthouse, Pembrokeshire

Current status:

Currently in use

Geographic Position:

51 41'.61 N 05 17'.15 W

Grid Reference:

SM729046

Ceremonial County:

Pembrokeshire

Appearance:

 

Map Link:

Multimap    Get-a-map

Aerial photo:

Marinas.com     Multimap

Other photos:

Geograph

Originally built:

1916

Current lighthouse built:

 

Height of Tower:

18m

Height of light above mean sea level:

54m

Character of light:

Flash White and Red Every 10 Seconds

Character of fog signal:

 

Range of light:

15 nautical miles

Owned / run by:

Trinity House

Getting there:

 

Access:

 

Website:

TH

Other Useful Websites:

Wiki 

Routes:  
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Skokholm, Pembrokeshire

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