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Name: St. Abb's Head Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Coldingham, , United Kingdom

Location: Berwickshire, southeast coast of Scotland.

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This lighthouse was designed and built by David and Thomas Stevenson.

Tower Height: 30

Height of Focal Plane: 223

Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every 10 seconds, range 26 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, conical tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1862

Date Present Tower Built: 1862

Date Automated: 1993

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

St Abb's Head forms part of a Special Area of Conservation. It is located off A1107, north of Coldingham.


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