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Name: Whitby West Pier Light (old)  

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Also known as: Whitby West Breakwater Light

Nearest Town or City:
Whitby, , United Kingdom

Location: Whitby Harbour, northeast England.

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Photo: Wayne Shipp
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Managing Organization:
Port of Whitby


A modern automated light on the pier (extended in 1914) has replaced this lighthouse, but the lighthouse still displays a green light when a vessel is expected and it is safe to enter the harbor.

Tower Height: 83

Description of Tower: Fluted Grecian-Doric column, white lantern.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1831

Date Present Tower Built: 1831

Date Deactivated: 1914?

Current Use: Historic attraction.

Open To Public? Yes (summer only).

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