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Name: Calf of Man High Light  

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Nearest Town or City:
Castletown, , United Kingdom

Location: Off southern tip of Isle of Man, Irish Sea.


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Photo: Tony Denton

Managing Organization:
Manx National Trust

Website: http://www.isle-of-man.com/manxnotebook/maritime/lighthse/lh_calf.htm

Notes:
This lighthouse was designed by engineer Robert Stevenson. This lighthouse and the lower tower (560 feet away) had problems with fog obscuring the lights. They were replaced by the Chicken Rock Lighthouse.

Height of Focal Plane: 375

Description of Tower: Conical stone tower.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1818

Date Present Tower Built: 1818

Date Deactivated: 1875

Current Use: Historic site.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

Directions:
It is possible to visit the Calf during the summer. Regular sailings operate from Port Erin and occasionally from Port St. Mary.

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