Northern Lighthouse Board
This lighthouse was designed by Lighthouse Engineer Robert Stevenson. (For more information on the lighthouse and its history visit www.bellrock.org.uk )
Tower Height: 118
Height of Focal Plane: 92
Characteristic and Range: White flash every 5 seconds, range 5 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: Conical granite and sandstone tower.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1811
Date Present Tower Built: 1811
Date Automated: 1988
Fog Signal: Discontinued (was one blast every 60 seconds)
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? No.
Onshore in Arbroath is the shore station connected to this lighthouse. The site includes a tower known as the Arbroath Signal Tower. Today it serves as a local history museum known as the Signal Station Museum. See www.angus.gov.uk/history/museums/signaltower/ for more information.
Mapquest URL: Click here to get a map to this lighthouse!
Keepers: Robert Clyne (1900-1908). For a complete list, see www.bellrock.org.uk/people/people_keepers.htm