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Inchkeith Lighthouse

Mid Lothian

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This location guide is partly done, we are currently working on it and it should be completed in the next month.

Located at the top an island in the middle of the Firth of Forth about 6.5 km north of Leith. Accessible only by boat.

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Inchkeith Lighthouse, Mid Lothian

Current status:


Geographic Position:

56 02.013'N   003 08.173'W

Grid Reference:


Ceremonial County:

Mid Lothian


Brown stone tower with 64 steps to top of tower

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Aerial photo:


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Originally built:


Current lighthouse built:


Height of Tower:

19 metres

Height of light above mean sea level:


Character of light:


Character of fog signal:


Range of light:

22 metres

Owned / run by:

Northern Lighthouse Board

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By: Tracey Park Section:  Lighthouses Section Key:
Page Ref: Inchkeith Topic: Lighthouses Last Updated: 06/2010


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