NJ9967 : Lighthouses at Kinnaird Head

near to Fraserburgh, Aberdeenshire, Great Britain

Lighthouses at Kinnaird Head
Lighthouses at Kinnaird Head
The new, current, light is on the left and the historic original lighthouse on the right.
The 16th century castle was altered to become the first proper lighthouse in Scotland in 1787. The lighthouse as seen today was constructed, inside the castle(!) in 1824. The lighthouse keepers cottages followed in 1902. The lighthouse was decommissioned in 1991.
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2008
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Friday, 8 February, 2008   (more nearby)
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Sunday, 10 February, 2008
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Lighthouse   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 999 675 [100m precision]
WGS84: 57:41.8878N 2:0.2005W
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OSGB36: geotagged! NJ 998 676
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South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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