The keeper's house and two other cottages at this station are privately owned. The original lighthouse (1779) stood some 300 meters (around 1000 feet) to the south of the present one, which was designed by Jesse Hartley.
Tower Height: 37
Height of Focal Plane: 128
Characteristic and Range: Occulting white, period 10 seconds (lt. 8s, ec. 2s); range 20 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: Low, white building with lantern room connected to seaward side.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1779
Date Present Tower Built: 1835
Fog Signal: Blast every 45 seconds.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation, private residence.
Open To Public? No.