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Name: Rochebonne Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Saint-Ideuc, , France

Location: Ille-et-Vilaine d├ępartement; about 6 miles NE of Saint-Malo.

Managing Organization:
Bureau des Phares et Balises

The original lighthouse here was destroyed in August 1944. A new lighthouse was built after the war and became operational in 1948. The light serves as a rear light to the Grand Jardin Light for the Chenal de la Grande Porte.

Tower Height: 65

Height of Focal Plane: 131

Characteristic and Range: Fixed red; range 24 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Square stone tower, painted white on the side facing the alignment, with a red gabled upper portion above the gallery.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1867: Square tower, painted in red and black bands, 62 feet tall, focal plane height of 128 feet.

Date Established: 1867

Date Present Tower Built: 1948

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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