This lighthouse was shown at London’s Great Exhibition in 1851. The lighthouse was then dismantled and reassembled in Barbados in 1852. It was the first lighthouse on the island. It has been recently restored and repainted (early 2005).
Tower Height: 89
Height of Focal Plane: 145
Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 30 seconds.
Description of Tower: Conical cast iron lighthouse with red and white horizontal bands.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1852
Date Present Tower Built: 1852
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.