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Tiumpan Head Lighthouse

Isle of Lewis, Ross-shire

Location Guide

 

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

Located at the end of the Eye Peninsula northeast of Stornoway. Accessible by road. In 2009 the lighthouse buildings contains a Dog and Cattery Kennel.

Photo From Geograph

Photo by John Tustin


Lighthouse information Grid

Name:

Tiumpan Head Lighthouse, Isle of Lewis, Ross-shire

Current status:

Working

Geographic Position:

58 15.677'N  006 08.271'W

Grid Reference:

NB573377

Ceremonial County:

Ross & Cromarty

Appearance:

White tower

Map Link:

Multimap   Get A Map

Aerial photo:

Marinas.com

Other photos:

Geograph

Originally built:

1900

Current lighthouse built:

 

Height of Tower:

21 metres

Height of light above mean sea level:

55 metres

Character of light:

Flashing (2) White every 15 secs

Character of fog signal:

 

Range of light:

25 nautical miles

Owned / run by:

Northern Lighthouse Board

Getting there:

 

Access:

Parking nearby

Website:

NLB 

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