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Name: Barra Head Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Castlebay, , United Kingdom

Location: Outer Hebrides, west coast of Scotland.


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Photo: Jim Ross

Managing Organization:
Northern Lighthouse Board

Website: http://www.nlb.org.uk/ourlights/history/barrahead.htm

Tower Height: 59

Height of Focal Plane: 682

Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every 15 seconds, visible for 21 nautical miles, range 18 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, conical stone tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1833

Date Present Tower Built: 1833

Date Automated: 1980

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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