NG1247 : Neist Point lighthouse

taken 9 years ago, 4 km from Upper Milovaig, Highland, Great Britain

Neist Point lighthouse
Neist Point lighthouse
The building contractor for the lighthouse and dwellings was W. Hugh MacDonald from Oban. The building cost was 4,350.
The lantern was made by Dove & Co., costing 1,100 and the lightroom machine, made by Milne & Co.,cost 418.
The light tower is 43 metres tall, and the light can be seen from 16 miles distance.
The light began operation on 1st November 1909 but the fog signal, which has since been discontinued, was not completed until 25th June 1910.
The station was converted to automatic operation in 1990 and the lightkeepers withdrawn.
The lightkeepers accommodation is now offered as self catering holiday accommodation.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 15 March, 2009   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 15 March, 2009
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Lighthouse   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NG 127 471 [100m precision]
WGS84: 57:25.3928N 6:47.2202W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NG 128 471
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