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Name: Hurst Point Low Light (new)  

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Nearest Town or City:
Keyhaven, , United Kingdom

Location: Approach to Needles Channel, Hampshire, south coast of England.

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Hurst Castle


The 1866 granite lighthouse (which replaced the 1786 Hurst Tower) was replaced by an automated light on a metal structure atop a wall of Hurst Castle. That light was deactivated in 1997. Both the 1866 (separate entry) and 1911 structures still survive.

Description of Tower: 1866: Round granite tower. 1911: Gray square metal tower on wall of Hurst Castle.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1786

Date Present Tower Built: 1866

Date Deactivated: 1997

Current Use: Part of historic site.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

A ferry runs from Keyhaven to Hurst Castle from April through October. See for details.


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