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Name: Plover Scar Light  

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Also known as: Plover Scar Range Front Light

Nearest Town or City:
Lancaster, , United Kingdom

Location: Entrance to Port of Lancaster, mouth of the River Lune, northwest England.

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Photo: John Mobbs

Managing Organization:
Lancaster Port Commissioners

This is the front light in a range; the rear light is on a red framework tower.

Tower Height: 27

Height of Focal Plane: 20

Characteristic and Range: Flashing white every 2 seconds.

Description of Tower: White stone tower with black lantern.

This light is operational

Other Buildings?
Keeper's house onshore.

Date Established: 1847

Date Present Tower Built: 1847

Date Automated: 1951

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? No.

Keepers: Francis Raby (1847-187?), Janet Raby (?-1945), Thomas Parkinson (1946-?)


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