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Name: Barns Ness Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Dunbar, , United Kingdom

Location: East Lothian, east coast of Scotland, North Sea.

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Photo: Glenn Osgoodby

Managing Organization:
Private owner


This lighthouse was built by engineer David A. Stevenson. The light was deactivated in October 2005, and the lighthouse and adjoining engine room were offered for sale by the Northern Lighthouse Board in early 2006; the property was sold in May 2006.

Tower Height: 121

Height of Focal Plane: 119

Description of Tower: White conical masonry tower.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1901

Date Present Tower Built: 1901

Date Deactivated: 2005

Date Automated: 1986

Current Use: Privately owned.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

The lighthouse is located within a public preserve, and there is free parking.


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