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Little Cumbrae Lighthouse


Location Guide


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

There is only one lighthouse standing today, but the remains of the first lighthouse from one of the first Scottish lighthouses built in 1757, Cumaradh Beag, is also here.  The current lighthouse is located on Lighthouse Hill, the highest point of the island, at an elevation of about 123 metres.

Its construction was supervised by Robert Stevenson in 1793, thus inaugurating the Stevenson family's long association with Scottish lighthouses.

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Little Cumbrae Lighthouse, Ayrshire

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55 43" 10'  -4 57" 38'

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For more articles, lists and other information see the Lighthouses Section

Lighthouse Map of Scotland

Featured List of lighthouses - Scotland 

List of minor lighthouses and lights - Scotland  



Please let us know any other information that we can add to the Grid or page and any errors that you discover. Before making a long trip to any location it is always wise to double check the current information, websites like magazines may be correct at the time the information is written, but things change and it is of course impossible to double check all entries on a regular basis. If you have any good photographs that you feel would improve the illustration of this page then please let us have copies. In referring to this page it is helpful if you quote both the Page Ref and Topic or Section references from the Grid below. To print the planning grid select it then right click and print the selected area.

Please submit information on locations you discover so that this system continues to grow.


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


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