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Name: Ardrossan Pierhead Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Ardrossan, , United Kingdom

Location: Arran Ferry Terminal, firth of Clyde, west coast of Scotland.

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Photo: John Mobbs

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Tower Height: 29

Height of Focal Plane: 36

Characteristic and Range: 2 seconds on, 2 seconds off; white or green depending on direction.

Description of Tower: White, octagonal tower at end of pier.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1840: 23-foot tower.

Date Established: 1840

Date Present Tower Built: ?

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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