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Name: Buddon Ness High Light   Map it!

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Nearest Town or City:
Carnoustie, , United Kingdom

Location: Northern side of the entrance to Firth of Tay, Barry Buddon peninsula, east coast of Scotland.


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Photo: Tony Denton

Managing Organization:
Forth Ports PLC

Website: http://www.forthports.co.uk

Notes:
Following its decomissioning, this lighthouse served for a time as an army observation post. Dundee University mounted a radar scanner on the lighthouse in 1987 to monitor wave patterns.

Description of Tower: White conical brick and stone tower.

This light is not operational

Earlier Towers?
1687: Coal-fired tower. 1753: Stone tower attached to dwelling, 57 feet tall.

Date Established: 1687

Date Present Tower Built: 1867

Date Deactivated: 1943

Current Use: Radar beacon.

Open To Public? No.

Directions:
The Buddon Ness high and low lights are located on an army training ground, but the grounds are open to the public on occasion. An annual Nature/Open day is held every summer.

Mapquest URL: Click here to get a map to this lighthouse!

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