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Name: Little Cumbrae Light (old)   

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Nearest Town or City:
Millport , , United Kingdom

Location: Small island at east side of entrance to Firth of Clyde, west coast of Scotland.


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Photo: John Hill
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Managing Organization:
Clydeport

Website: http://www.clydeport.co.uk

Notes:
This lighthouse was replaced in 1997 by a nearby modern tower (see separate entry).

Description of Tower: Cylindrical stone tower.

This light is not operational

Earlier Towers?
1757: 28-foot cylindrical stone tower (still standing; lantern removed).

Date Established: 1757

Date Present Tower Built: 1793

Fog Signal: 1865: Daboll fog horn.

Current Use: Unknown.

Keepers: Peter Montgomerie (1757), Thomas Fairie (1757), David Pollock (1758-1778), ? Pollock (David's son) (1778-?), ? Pollock (David's daughter-in-law), James Wallace (c. 1893). Alex Urquhart (died in service September 29, 1946).

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