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List of lighthouses in England

List of lighthouses in England is located in England
Bamburgh
Farne
Longstone
Coquet
St Mary's
Souter
Whitby
Flamborough
Withernsea
Spurn
Cromer
Happisburgh
Lowestoft
Southwold
Orfordness
N. Foreland
S. Foreland
Dungeness
Royal S.
Beachy Head
Nab
St Catherine's
Needles
Hurst
Anvil Pt
Portland
Berry Hd
Start Pt
Eddystone
Hartland Pt
Bull Pt
Lynmouth
Lundy
Hilbre Island
New Brighton
Walney
St Bees
Coastal lighthouses in England (except Cornwall)
= operational lighthouse
= deactivated lighthouse
(Lights deactivated before 1970 are omitted.)
List of lighthouses in England is located in Cornwall
St Anthony's
Lizard
Tater Du
Wolf Rock
Longships
Trevose Head
Pendeen
Godrevy
Peninnis
B
Round I
Coastal lighthouses in Cornwall
B = Bishop Rock

This is a list of lighthouses in England. It includes lighthouses which are no longer in use as a light but are still standing. It does not include all the many harbour and pier-head lights around the country.[1][2][3][4][5][6][7][8]

Details of several lighthouses and lightvessels in current use in England (together with Wales, the Channel Islands and Gibraltar) can be found on the website of Trinity House.[9] Locations of major lighthouses are shown on the adjacent map.

























Table

Lighthouse Image Location
Coordinates
County Built Tower Height Focal Height Range Notes
Anvil Point Anvil Point
Dorset 1881 12 m (39 ft) 45 m (148 ft) 9 nmi (17 km) Trinity House
Bamburgh Bamburgh
Northumberland 1910 9 m (30 ft) 12 m (39 ft) 12 nmi (22 km) Trinity House
Beachy Head Beachy Head
East Sussex 1902 43 m (141 ft) 31 m (102 ft) 8 nmi (15 km) Trinity House
Belle Tout Beachy Head
East Sussex 1834 14 m (46 ft) 87 m (285 ft) Inactive Decommissioned in 1902 - replaced by Beachy Head
Berkeley Pill Front Severn Estuary
Gloucestershire 1937 8 m (26 ft) 5 m (16 ft) Unknown
Berkeley Pill Rear Severn Estuary
Gloucestershire 1937 12 m (39 ft) 11 m (36 ft) Unknown
Berry Head Berry Head
Devon 1906 5 m (16 ft) 58 m (190 ft) 19 nmi (35 km) Trinity House
Bidston Bidston Hill
Merseyside 1873 21 m (69 ft) Unknown Inactive
Bishop Rock Bishop Rock
Isles of Scilly 1851 49 m (161 ft) 44 m (144 ft) 24 nmi (44 km) Trinity House
Black Nore Portishead
Somerset 1894 11 m (36 ft) Unknown Inactive
Blyth High Blyth
Northumberland 1788 19 m (62 ft) Unknown Inactive
Bow Creek Trinity Buoy Wharf
Greater London 1863 Unknown Unknown Inactive Formerly used for lighting trials for Trinity House.
Brownsman Island Farne Islands
Northumberland 1811 12 m (39 ft) Unknown Inactive
Bull Point Mortehoe
Devon 1879 11 m (36 ft) 54 m (177 ft) 24 nmi (44 km) Trinity House
Burnham-on-Sea High Burnham-on-Sea
Somerset 1832 30 m (98 ft) Unknown Inactive
Burnham-on-Sea Low Burnham-on-Sea
Somerset 1832 11 m (36 ft) 7 m (23 ft) 12 nmi (22 km)
Burnham-on-Sea Round Tower Burnham-on-Sea
Somerset 1801 Unknown Unknown Inactive
Chapel Rock Severn Estuary
Gloucestershire 1907 8 m (26 ft) 6 m (20 ft) 8 nmi (15 km)
Coquet Island Coquet Island
Northumberland 1841 22 m (72 ft) 25 m (82 ft) 19 nmi (35 km) Trinity House
Cromer Cromer
Norfolk 1833 18 m (59 ft) 84 m (276 ft) 21 nmi (39 km) Trinity House
Crow Point Braunton Burrows
Devon 1954 5 m (16 ft) 8 m (26 ft) 6 nmi (11 km) Minor structure categorized as a lighthouse by Trinity House
Dovercourt High Dovercourt
Essex 1863 14 m (46 ft) Unknown Inactive
Dovercourt Low Dovercourt
Essex 1863 8 m (26 ft) Unknown Inactive
Dungeness Dungeness
Kent 1904 44 m (144 ft) Unknown Inactive
Dungeness Dungeness
Kent 1961 43 m (141 ft) 40 m (131 ft) 21 nmi (39 km) Trinity House
Eddystone Eddystone Rocks
Devon 1882 49 m (161 ft) 41 m (135 ft) 17 nmi (31 km) Trinity House
Farne Farne Islands
Northumberland 1811 13 m (43 ft) 27 m (89 ft) 10 nmi (19 km) Trinity House
Fish Quay High North Shields
Tyne and Wear 1807 18 m (59 ft) Unknown Inactive
Fish Quay Low North Shields
Tyne and Wear 1807 26 m (85 ft) Unknown Inactive
Fish Quay Old High North Shields
Tyne and Wear 1727 Unknown Unknown Inactive
Flamborough Head Flamborough Head
East Yorkshire 1806 27 m (89 ft) 65 m (213 ft) 24 nmi (44 km) Trinity House
Fleetwood High Fleetwood
Lancashire 1840 27 m (89 ft) 28 m (92 ft) 9 nmi (17 km)
Fleetwood Low Fleetwood
Lancashire 1840 13 m (43 ft) 14 m (46 ft) 9 nmi (17 km)
Godrevy St Ives
Cornwall 1859 26 m (85 ft) 37 m (121 ft) Inactive Still listed by Trinity House, but light now mounted separately
Gorleston (Range Rear) Gorleston
Norfolk 1878 21 m (69 ft) 20 m (66 ft) Inactive Inactive since 2007
Gorleston South Pier Gorleston
Norfolk 1955 8 m (26 ft) 11 m (36 ft) 11 nmi (20 km)
Guile Point Lindisfarne
Northumberland 1859 21 m (69 ft) 9 m (30 ft) 4 nmi (7 km) Minor structures, but categorized as lighthouses by Trinity House
Gunfleet Frinton-on-Sea
Essex 1850 23 m (75 ft) Unknown Inactive Inactive since 1921
Hale Head Hale
Cheshire 1906 18 m (59 ft) Unknown Inactive
Happisburgh Happisburgh
Norfolk 1791 26 m (85 ft) 41 m (135 ft) 14 nmi (26 km)
Hartland Point Hartland Point
Devon 1874 18 m (59 ft) 37 m (121 ft) Inactive Trinity House
Harwich High Harwich
Essex 1818 21 m (69 ft) Unknown Inactive
Harwich Low Harwich
Essex 1818 9 m (30 ft) Unknown Inactive
Hunstanton Hunstanton
Norfolk 1840 19 m (62 ft) Unknown Inactive
Herd Groyne South Shields
Tyne and Wear 1882 15 m (49 ft) 15 m (49 ft) 19 nmi (35 km)
Heugh Hill Lindisfarne
Northumberland Unknown 8 m (26 ft) 24 m (79 ft) 5 nmi (9 km) Trinity House
Hilbre Island Hilbre Island
Merseyside 1927 3 m (10 ft) 14 m (46 ft) 5 nmi (9 km) Minor structure categorized as a lighthouse by Trinity House
Hodbarrow Millom
Cumbria 1866 18 m (59 ft) Unknown Inactive
Hodbarrow Haverigg Haverigg
Cumbria 1905 9 m (30 ft) 12 m (39 ft) Unknown
Hoylake Upper Hoylake
Merseyside 1865 17 m (56 ft) Unknown Inactive
Hurst Point Hurst Castle
Hampshire 1867 26 m (85 ft) 23 m (75 ft) 13 nmi (24 km) Trinity House
Ilfracombe Ilfracombe
Devon 1819 11 m (36 ft) 39 m (128 ft) 6 nmi (11 km)
Killingholme High South Killingholme
Lincolnshire 1876 24 m (79 ft) 21 m (69 ft) 3 nmi (6 km)
Killingholme North Low South Killingholme
Lincolnshire 1851 14 m (46 ft) Unknown Inactive
Killingholme South Low South Killingholme
Lincolnshire 1836 14 m (46 ft) 10 m (33 ft) 14 nmi (26 km)
Leasowe Leasowe
Merseyside 1763 33 m (108 ft) Unknown Inactive
Lizard Lizard Point
Cornwall 1751 19 m (62 ft) 70 m (230 ft) 26 nmi (48 km) Trinity House
Longships Longships
Cornwall 1875 35 m (115 ft) 35 m (115 ft) 15 nmi (28 km) Trinity House
Longstone Farne Islands
Northumberland 1826 26 m (85 ft) 23 m (75 ft) 24 nmi (44 km) Trinity House
Lowestoft Lowestoft
Suffolk 1874 16 m (52 ft) 37 m (121 ft) 23 nmi (43 km) Trinity House
Lundy Island (Old Light) Lundy
Devon 1820 29 m (95 ft) 164 m (538 ft) Inactive
Lundy Island North Lundy
Devon 1897 17 m (56 ft) 48 m (157 ft) 17 nmi (31 km) Trinity House
Lundy Island South Lundy
Devon 1897 16 m (52 ft) 53 m (174 ft) 15 nmi (28 km) Trinity House
Lyde Rock Severn Estuary
Gloucestershire 2008 10 m (33 ft) 12 m (39 ft) 5 nmi (9 km)
Lynmouth Foreland Foreland Point
Devon 1900 15 m (49 ft) 67 m (220 ft) 18 nmi (33 km) Trinity House
Maryport Maryport
Cumbria 1856/1996 6 m (20 ft) 10 m (33 ft) 6 nmi (11 km)
Nab Tower Solent
Isle of Wight 1920 27 m (89 ft) 27 m (89 ft) 12 nmi (22 km) Trinity House
Needles Alum Bay
Isle of Wight 1859 31 m (102 ft) 24 m (79 ft) 17 nmi (31 km) Trinity House
New Brighton New Brighton
Merseyside 1830 29 m (95 ft) 23 m (75 ft) Inactive Also known as Perch Rock
North Foreland North Foreland
Kent 1691 26 m (85 ft) 57 m (187 ft) 19 nmi (35 km) Trinity House
Orfordness Orfordness
Suffolk 1793 30 m (98 ft) Unknown Inactive
Pakefield Pakefield
Suffolk 1832 9 m (30 ft) 20 m (66 ft) Inactive
Paull Lighthouse Paull
East Yorkshire 1836 14 m (46 ft) Unknown Inactive
Pendeen Pendeen
Cornwall 1900 17 m (56 ft) 59 m (194 ft) 16 nmi (30 km) Trinity House
Peninnis Peninnis Head
Isles of Scilly 1911 14 m (46 ft) 36 m (118 ft) 9 nmi (17 km) Trinity House
Plover Scar Cockersand Abbey
Lancashire 1847 8 m (26 ft) 6 m (20 ft) 6 nmi (11 km)
Plymouth Breakwater Plymouth Breakwater
Devon 1844 23 m (75 ft) 19 m (62 ft) 12 nmi (22 km)
Portishead Point Portishead
Somerset 1931 9 m (30 ft) 9 m (30 ft) 16 nmi (30 km) Also known as Battery Point lighthouse
Portland Bill Portland Bill
Dorset 1906 41 m (135 ft) 43 m (141 ft) 25 nmi (46 km) Trinity House
Portland Bill High Portland Bill
Dorset 1869 12 m (39 ft) Unknown Inactive
Portland Bill Low Portland Bill
Dorset 1869 25 m (82 ft) Unknown Inactive
Portland Breakwater Isle of Portland
Dorset 1905 22 m (72 ft) 22 m (72 ft) 10 nmi (19 km)
Rampside Rampside
Cumbria 1875 16 m (52 ft) 14 m (46 ft) 14 nmi (26 km)
Roker Pier Roker
Tyne and Wear 1903 23 m (75 ft) 25 m (82 ft) 18 nmi (33 km)
Round Island Isles of Scilly
Isles of Scilly 1887 19 m (62 ft) 55 m (180 ft) 24 nmi (44 km) Trinity House
Royal Sovereign Eastbourne
East Sussex 1971 36 m (118 ft) 28 m (92 ft) 12 nmi (22 km) Trinity House
Scarborough Pier Scarborough
North Yorkshire 1931 15 m (49 ft) 17 m (56 ft) 9 nmi (17 km)
Seaton Tower Hartlepool
Durham 1839 19 m (62 ft) Unknown Inactive Rebuilt in Hartlepool
Shoreham Kingston by Sea
West Sussex 1846 12 m (39 ft) 13 m (43 ft) 10 nmi (19 km)
Smeaton's Tower Plymouth Hoe
Devon 1759 22 m (72 ft) Unknown Inactive Moved from Eddystone to Plymouth Hoe in 1883
Souter Point Marsden
Tyne and Wear 1871 23 m (75 ft) Unknown Inactive
South Foreland High South Foreland
Kent 1843 21 m (69 ft) Unknown Inactive
South Foreland Low South Foreland
Kent 1793 15 m (49 ft) Unknown Inactive
South Gare South Gare
North Yorkshire 1884 13 m (43 ft) 16 m (52 ft) 17 nmi (31 km)
Southsea Castle Southsea Castle
Hampshire 1828 10 m (33 ft) 16 m (52 ft) 11 nmi (20 km)
Southwold Southwold
Suffolk 1890 31 m (102 ft) 37 m (121 ft) 24 nmi (44 km)
Spurn Point Spurn Point
East Yorkshire 1895 39 m (128 ft) Unknown Inactive
Spurn Point Low Spurn Point
East Yorkshire 1852 27 m (89 ft) Unknown Inactive
St Andrew's Church Burnham-on-Sea
Somerset Unknown 11 m (36 ft) 12 m (39 ft) 3 nmi (6 km)
St Anthony's St Anthony Head
Cornwall 1835 19 m (62 ft) 22 m (72 ft) 22 nmi (41 km) Trinity House
St Bees St Bees Head
Cumbria 1822 17 m (56 ft) 102 m (335 ft) 18 nmi (33 km) Trinity House
St. Agnes St. Agnes
Isles of Scilly 1680 21 m (69 ft) Unknown Inactive
St. Catherine's St. Catherine's Point
Isle of Wight 1838 27 m (89 ft) 41 m (135 ft) 25 nmi (46 km) Trinity House
St. Catherine's Oratory St. Catherine's Down
Isle of Wight 1328 11 m (36 ft) 240 m (787 ft) Inactive
St. Mary's St Mary's Island
Tyne and Wear 1898 46 m (151 ft) Unknown Inactive
Start Point Start Point
Devon 1836 28 m (92 ft) 62 m (203 ft) 25 nmi (46 km) Trinity House
Tater Du Tregurnow
Cornwall 1965 15 m (49 ft) 20 m (66 ft) 23 nmi (43 km) Trinity House
The Heugh Hartlepool
Durham 1927 16 m (52 ft) 19 m (62 ft) 19 nmi (35 km)
Thorngumbald Clough High Paull
East Yorkshire 1870 15 m (49 ft) 13 m (43 ft) 9 nmi (17 km)
Thorngumbald Clough Low Paull
East Yorkshire 1870 9 m (30 ft) 8 m (26 ft) 9 nmi (17 km)
Trevose Head Trevose Head
Cornwall 1847 27 m (89 ft) 62 m (203 ft) 20 nmi (37 km) Trinity House
Tyne North Pier Tynemouth
Tyne and Wear 1903 23 m (75 ft) 26 m (85 ft) 26 nmi (48 km)
Tyne South Pier South Shields
Tyne and Wear 1895 12 m (39 ft) 15 m (49 ft) 13 nmi (24 km)
Walney Walney Island
Cumbria 1804 24 m (79 ft) 21 m (69 ft) 23 nmi (43 km)
Watchet Harbour Watchet
Somerset 1862 7 m (23 ft) 9 m (30 ft) 9 nmi (17 km)
Whitby Whitby
North Yorkshire 1858 13 m (43 ft) 73 m (240 ft) 18 nmi (33 km) Trinity House
Whitby Harbour East Whitby
North Yorkshire 1855 17 m (56 ft) Unknown Inactive
Whitby Harbour East Whitby
North Yorkshire 1914 7 m (23 ft) 14 m (46 ft) 5 nmi (9 km)
Whitby Harbour West Whitby
North Yorkshire 1831 25 m (82 ft) Unknown Inactive
Whitby Harbour West Whitby
North Yorkshire 1914 7 m (23 ft) 14 m (46 ft) 5 nmi (9 km)
Whitgift Whitgift
East Yorkshire Unknown 14 m (46 ft) 12 m (39 ft) Unknown
Winterton Winterton-on-Sea
Norfolk 1867 19 m (62 ft) Unknown Inactive
Withernsea Withernsea
East Yorkshire 1894 38 m (125 ft) Unknown Inactive
Wolf Rock Wolf Rock
Cornwall 1870 41 m (135 ft) 34 m (112 ft) 23 nmi (43 km) Trinity House

Others

Lighthouse Image Location
Coordinates
County Built Tower Height Notes
Chalk Tower, Flamborough Head Flamborough Head
East Yorkshire 1669 24 m (79 ft) Used as a daymark, but never lit
East Nene, Sutton Bridge Sutton Bridge
Lincolnshire 1830s 18 m (59 ft) Used as a daymark only
West Nene, Sutton Bridge Sutton Bridge
Lincolnshire 1830s 18 m (59 ft) Used as a daymark only

See also

References

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  9. ^ http://www.trinityhouse.co.uk/interactive/gallery/index.html

External links

  • Media related to at Wikimedia Commons
  • Media related to at Wikimedia Commons
  • see Lighthouses of the British Isles
  • lighthousesRus.org (England Page)
  • Trinity House official website
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