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Name: Porthcawl Breakwater Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Porthcawl, , United Kingdom

Location: On breakwater at Porthcawl Point in Porthcawl, eastern entrance to Swansea Bay, Bristol Channel, Wales.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand
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Managing Organization:
Bridgend County Borough Council


Tower Height: 30

Height of Focal Plane: 34

Characteristic and Range: Fixed white light with red and green sectors.

Description of Tower: White, hexagonal cast iron tower with black band at base.

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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