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Angus Rock  Lighthouse

Down, Northern Ireland

Location Guide

Angus rock beacon lights the channel in Strangford Lough. It is located on a low rocky islet off The Narrows, the entrance to Strangford Lough, southeast of Strangford. It current light was lit in 1983 and converted to solar power in 2000.

This tower was built as a daymark, probably in the 19th century, it is mentioned as early as 1885. A 1917 coast pilot said that the tower was originally intended to be for a lighthouse.

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

 


Lighthouse information Grid

Name:

Angus Rock Lighthouse, Down, Northern Ireland

Current status:

Working

Geographic Position:

5419.843' North  00531.520' West

Grid Reference:

017084985

Ceremonial County:

Down

Appearance:

White tower with red top

Map Link:

Multimap

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Aerial photo:

marinas.com

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Originally built:

 

Current lighthouse built:

1983

Height of Tower:

13 metres

Height of light above mean sea level:

15 metres

Character of light:

Fl R 5s

Character of fog signal:

 

Range of light:

6 nautical miles

Owned / run by:

Commissioners of Irish Lights

Getting there:

 

Access:

 

Website:

CIL

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Notes:

 

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