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Name: Anvil Point Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Swanage, , United Kingdom

Location: Western approach to English Channel, Dorset, south coast of England.


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Managing Organization:
Trinity House

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

Contact Address Information:
The Attendant
Anvil Point Lighthouse
Swanage, Dorset
United Kingdom

Tower Height: 39

Height of Focal Plane: 148

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 10 seconds, visible for 24 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, conical stone tower with green trim.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1881

Date Present Tower Built: 1881

Date Automated: 1991

Optics: Original Fresnel lens is now on display at The Science Museum in South Kensington. Now 250 mm optic.

Fog Signal: 1881-1981: cannon.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Yes.

Directions:
Contact the Attendant of the lighthouse for visiting information.

Nearby Lodging: There are cottage accommodations for rent at the lighthouse; email info@ruralretreats.co.uk for information.

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