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Name: Walney Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Barrow-in-Furness, , United Kingdom

Location: Southern end of Walney Island, Irish Sea, northwest England.

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Photo: Philip Sharpe

Managing Organization:
Lancaster Port Commissioners

Tower Height: 80

Height of Focal Plane: 70

Characteristic and Range: White flash every 15 seconds, visible for 23 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: White octagonal stone tower.

This light is operational

Other Buildings?
Duplex keepers' house (now private residence).

Date Established: 1790

Date Present Tower Built: 1804

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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Keepers: Peggy Braithwaite (1975-1996)

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