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Port Ellen Lighthouse

aka Carraig Fhada Lighthouse

Argyllshire

Location Guide

 

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

Photo by Peter Church

Located on a rocky point at the western entrance to the harbour of Port Ellen on the southern peninsula of Islay. Accessible by road, the tower can be reached by a walkway at low tide.


Lighthouse information Grid

Name:

Port Ellen Lighthouse, Argyllshire

Current status:

Working

Geographic Position:

55 37" 11' -6 12" 43'

Grid Reference:

NR349442

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Argyllshire

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