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Also known as: Trieux feu postérieur

Nearest Town or City:
Kermouster, , France

Location: Côtes d'Armor département; west side of the Trieux River; about 2.5 miles from the front light (La Croix - Côtes d'Armor).

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand
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Managing Organization:
Bureau des Phares et Balises

This is the rear light of the Trieux "alignement" or range, with La Croix serving as the front light. The original lighthouse was completely destroyed by German troops in August 1944. Its replacement, built in 1947-49, was given a very unusual daymark.

Tower Height: 75

Height of Focal Plane: 180

Characteristic and Range: Directional light; quick white flash; range 22 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White, semi-circular stone tower attached to a massive white wall that serves as a daymark.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1867: Five-story square tower with a gabled roof, flanked at the rear by a wall that formed part of the lighthouse as a daymark.

Date Established: 1867

Date Present Tower Built: 1949

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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