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Rathlin East Lighthouse

Antrim, Northern Ireland

Location Guide

 

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:

Rathlin East Lighthouse, Antrim, Northern Ireland

Current status:

Working

Geographic Position:

5518.111' North  00610.313' West

Grid Reference:

 

Ceremonial County:

Antrim

Appearance:

white tower with black band near top

Map Link:

Maps

Aerial photo:

 

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Originally built:

1827

Current lighthouse built:

 

Height of Tower:

27 metres

Height of light above mean sea level:

74 metres

Character of light:

Fl (4) W 20s. Exhibited throughout 24 hours

Character of fog signal:

 

Range of light:

26 nautical miles

Owned / run by:

Commissioners of Irish Lights

Getting there:

 

Access:

 

Website:

CIL

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Lighthouse Map of Ireland  

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Notes:

 

Please let us know any other information that we can add to the Grid or page and any errors that you discover. Before making a long trip to any location it is always wise to double check the current information, websites like magazines may be correct at the time the information is written, but things change and it is of course impossible to double check all entries on a regular basis. If you have any good photographs that you feel would improve the illustration of this page then please let us have copies. In referring to this page it is helpful if you quote both the Page Ref and Topic or Section references from the Grid below. To print the planning grid select it then right click and print the selected area.

Please submit information on locations you discover so that this system continues to grow.

 


By: Tracey Park    Section:  Lighthouses Section Key:
Page Ref: rathlin_east Topic: Lighthouses Last Updated: 06/2010

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