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Name: Flamborough Lighthouse  

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Also known as: Flamborough Head Lighthouse

Nearest Town or City:
Flamborough, , United Kingdom

Location: Flamborough Head, East Yorkshire, east coast of England.

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Photo: Constance & Ray Demerjian
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Managing Organization:
Trinity House


The Attendant, Flamborough Lighthouse
Nr. Bridlington, Humberside
United Kingdom

The original chalk tower still stands near the present lighthouse.

Tower Height: 85

Height of Focal Plane: 213

Characteristic and Range: 4 flashes every 15 seconds, visible for 24 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, conical tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: c. 1669

Date Present Tower Built: 1806

Date Automated: 1996

Fog Signal: Automated horn, two blasts every 90 seconds; previously diaphone signal, and prior to that a rocket was discharged every 5 minutes in foggy weather reaching an altitude of 600 feet.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Yes.

The lighthouse is open to the public from Easter to end of September (closed Tues., Wed. and Sat.) 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. There is parking, as well as a café and gift shop near the lighthouse.

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