MHG25622 - Island of Stroma, Stroma Lighthouse


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  • LIGHTHOUSE (Post Medieval - 1560 AD to 1900 AD)

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User: Admin, Date: Fri 10 Mar 2000
ND37NE 12 3537 7921

Stroma Lighthouse [NAT]
OS 1:10,000 map, 1987.

Stroma lighthouse was built in 1895-6 by David A Stevenson (as one of a number constructed in northern waters) and replaced a previous minor light (which dated from 1890); it was equipped with a Benson-Lee kerosene lamp. The lighthouse was attacked by German aircraft in 1941 and electrified in 1972.
R W Munro 1979.

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Grid reference Centred ND 3536 7921 (80m by 80m) (2 map features)
Map sheet ND37NE
Civil Parish CANISBAY
Geographical Area CAITHNESS

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