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Name: Burntisland East Pier, Inner Head Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Burntisland, , United Kingdom

Location: North shore of entrance to Firth of Forth, Scotland.

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Photo: Michael Spencer

The inner head is the end of a wall dividing the outer dock from the inner one. Michael Spencer reports that this tower consists of "two fixed green lights formed from lorry [truck] rear lights, with green plastic covers. Used to have a covering window, but all external glass broken. Held together mostly by rust."

Tower Height: 23

Height of Focal Plane: 20

Characteristic and Range: Two fixed green lights; focal planes 16 and 20 feet.

Description of Tower: White conical metal tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1860

Date Present Tower Built: 1860

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.


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