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Name: Pendeen Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Pendeen, , United Kingdom

Location: Western entrance to St. Ives Bay, southwestern England.

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Managing Organization:
Trinity House


Tower Height: 56

Height of Focal Plane: 194

Characteristic and Range: White group flashing 4 times every 15 seconds (light 5 seconds, eclipse 5 seconds), visible for 16 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White conical tower.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1900

Date Present Tower Built: 1900

Date Automated: 1995

Optics: First order catadioptric fixed lens.

Fog Signal: Horn with one blast every 20 seconds.

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Yes.

The lighthouse is easy to reach by car with parking nearby. It is on St. Ives Road in Pendeen Village.

Keepers: Bill Arnold

Nearby Lodging: Three cottages at the lighthouse site are available for rental. Email for information.


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