This lighthouse was designed by James Walker, using the screwpile invention developed by Alexander Mitchell (1780-1868). By the 1950s, it was in danger of collapsing because the underwater piles had become corroded.
Tower Height: 74
Height of Focal Plane: 40
Description of Tower: Red screwpile lighthouse with a dwelling under the lantern.
This light is not operational
Date Established: 1849
Date Present Tower Built: 1956
Current Use: Destroyed.
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