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Tod Head Lighthouse

Kincardineshire

Location Guide

 

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

Located on a headland about 1.5 km south of Catterline and 8 km south of Stonehaven.

The light was first operational in 1897 and the fog signal came into operation in 1898. It was discontinued from use in 2007.

Photo by Trish Steel


Lighthouse information Grid

Name:

Tod Head Lighthouse, Kincardineshire

Current status:

Working

Geographic Position:

56 53.0'N  02 12.8'W

Grid Reference:

NO869769

Ceremonial County:

Kincardineshire

Appearance:

White tower

Map Link:

Multimap

Aerial photo:

 

Other photos:

Geograph

Originally built:

1897

Current lighthouse built:

 

Height of Tower:

 

Height of light above mean sea level:

41 metres

Character of light:

Light Discontinued July 2007

Character of fog signal:

 

Range of light:

18 nautical miles

Owned / run by:

Northern Lighthouse Board

Getting there:

 

Access:

 

Website:

NLB

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