Northern Lighthouse Board
This lighthouse was designed by engineers David and Charles Stevenson. It was the last lighthouse in Scotland to have its keepers removed (1998).
Tower Height: 85
Height of Focal Plane: 105
Characteristic and Range: Four white flashes every 40 seconds, visible for 24 nautical miles.
Description of Tower: White conical tower.
This light is operational
Date Established: 1892
Date Present Tower Built: 1892
Date Automated: 1998
Fog Signal: Two blasts every 90 seconds.
Current Use: Active aid to navigation.
Open To Public? Grounds only.