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Name: St. Anthony Head Light  

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Also known as: St. Anthony's Light

Nearest Town or City:
Falmouth, , United Kingdom

Location: Eastern side of the entrance to Falmouth Harbour, Cornwall, England.

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Photo: Mike Rice

Managing Organization:
Trinity House


The lighthouse was the set for the television series "Fraggle Rock."

Tower Height: 62

Height of Focal Plane: 72

Characteristic and Range: White light, 7.5 seconds on, 7.5 seconds off.

Description of Tower: White, octagonal stone tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1835

Date Present Tower Built: 1835

Date Automated: 1987

Optics: First order Fresnel lens.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Keepers: John Ellis (c. 1980s-1990s).

Nearby Lodging: Cottage accommodations are available at the lighthouse; see


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