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Name: Start Point Light (England)  

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Nearest Town or City:
Stokenham, , United Kingdom

Location: South Devon, Start Bay, English Channel, England.


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Photo: John Mobbs

Managing Organization:
Trinity House

Website: http://www.trinityhouse.co.uk/interactive/gallery/start_point.html

Tower Height: 92

Height of Focal Plane: 203

Characteristic and Range: Three white flashes every 10 seconds, visible for 25 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White conical tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1836

Date Present Tower Built: 1836

Date Automated: 1993

Optics: Third order Fresnel lens.

Fog Signal: Horn, one blast every 60 seconds.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Yes.

Directions:
The lighthouse is near Stokenham on A379 from Kingsbridge. Check www.lighthouse-visits.co.uk/html/start.htm or call 01803 770606 for hours.

Nearby Lodging: Accommodations are available in Beacon Cottage at the lighthouse site. Email info@ruralretreats.co.uk for information.

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