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Name: Portland Bill - Old Lower Lighthouse  

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Nearest Town or City:
Portland, , United Kingdom

Location: Near southernmost point of Portland Bill, Dorset, England.

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Photo: Tony Denton
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Managing Organization:
Portland Bird Observatory and Field Centre


Description of Tower: White conical stone tower.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1716

Date Present Tower Built: 1869

Date Deactivated: 1906

Current Use: Bird observatory.

Open To Public? Observatory members and paying guests only.

Nearby Lodging: Accommodations are available with shared facilities for 20 people in the lighthouse and adjacent annex, and for six people in the self-contained lighthouse keepers cottage.  Call 01305 820553 (UK),  ++44 1305 820553 (international) or email for information.


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