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Name: Risle Light  

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Also known as: Feu de la Risle

Nearest Town or City:
Berville-sur-Mer, , France

Location: Entrance to the Risle River, a tributary to the Seine River, Eure département.

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Photo: Courtesy of Michel Forand

Little is known about the history of this lighthouse. A pylon listed for La Risle today is probably at a different location.

Tower Height: 36

Height of Focal Plane: 33

Characteristic and Range: Fixed red, visible for 8 miles.

Description of Tower: Wooden mast next to the dwelling (1935).

This light is not operational

Earlier Towers?
Early 1900s: Lantern on a turret rising from the roof of a wooden dwelling.

Date Established: 1869

Date Deactivated: 1940s?

Current Use: Destroyed?


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