Tayport High Light
aka Tayport West Light
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This High Light, also known as Tayport West
Light, is a private light operated and constructed by the city of Dundee.
On the southern entrance to the Firth of Tay. It is still active.
There is a second lighthouse Tayport Low (aka Tayport East) which is
usually referred to as the Eastern Lighthouse. Both low and high lighthouses
are on the town's Lighthouse Walk, off Albert Street.
|Tayport Pile Light
There is also a third light located in the
Tay Estuary about 500 metres from Tayport Harbour, it is one of only a few surviving pile
lighthouses in the UK, known as Tayport Pile Light. It was built in 1845
and is a lantern on a small, square wooden building on top of wooden piles. It is
no longer operational being deactivated around 1960.
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