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Mew Island Lighthouse

Down, Northern Ireland

Location Guide

Mew Island Lighthouse is part of the Copeland Islands. The present lighthouse and fog signal was established in 1884 and its predecessor on nearby Lighthouse Island was discontinued. There were onshore keeper's houses at Donaghadee.

Photo by Ross


Lighthouse information Grid

Name:

Mew Island Lighthouse, Down, Northern Ireland

Current status:

Working

Geographic Position:

5441.923' North  00530.824' West

Grid Reference:

J602861

Ceremonial County:

Down

Appearance:

black and white tower

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Originally built:

 

Current lighthouse built:

1884

Height of Tower:

37 metres

Height of light above mean sea level:

37 metres

Character of light:

Fl (4) W 30s. Exhibited by day in poor visibility.

Character of fog signal:

 

Range of light:

24 nautical miles

Owned / run by:

Commissioners of Irish Lights

Getting there:

 

Access:

 

Website:

CIL

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