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St Bees Lighthouse

Sandwith, Cumberland

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Photo by Nigel Chadwick


Lighthouse information Grid

Name:

St Bees Lighthouse, Sandwith, Cumbria

Current status:

Currently in use

Geographic Position:

54 30'.82 N 03 38'.10 W

Grid Reference:

NX941143

Ceremonial County:

Cumberland

Appearance:

 

Map Link:

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Aerial photo:

Marinas.com

Other photos:

Geograph

Originally built:

1718

Current lighthouse built:

1822

Height of Tower:

17m

Height of light above mean sea level:

102m

Character of light:

2 White Flashes Every 20 Seconds

Character of fog signal:

 

Range of light:

21 nautical miles

Owned / run by:

Trinity House

Getting there:

 

Access:

 

Website:

TH

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