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Name: Roman Lighthouse  

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Also known as: Roman Pharos, Eastern Pharos

Also known as: Dubris Pharos

Nearest Town or City:
Dover, , United Kingdom

Location: Within the grounds of Dover Castle, Kent, southern England.

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Photo: David Culley

Managing Organization:
Dover Castle


This is the tallest surviving Roman building in Britain. It is believed that it was once about 80 feet tall.

Tower Height: 43

Description of Tower: Octagonal rubblestone tower

This light is not operational

Date Established: c. 90 AD

Current Use: Historic attraction.

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