This light was planned and built at the same time as the Stavseng Lighthouse, with this light serving as a front (leading) light and Stavseng serving as the rear light.
Tower Height: 29
Height of Focal Plane: 26
Characteristic and Range: White or red light depending on direction, occulting once every 6 seconds; range 10 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: Granite tower with wooden upper portion built into end of wooden keeper's dwelling.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1874
Date Present Tower Built: 1874
Date Automated: 1962
Optics: Fourth order Fresnel lens.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.