Corran Point Lighthouse

Corran Point Lighthouse is an active lighthouse located at Corran Point on the west side of the Narrows of Loch Linnhe, in Lochaber, Highland, Scotland. It was built in 1860 as a project by Thomas Stevenson and David Stevenson; it is a masonry tower with gallery, lantern and keeper's house which has become private property. The lighthouse emits an isophase light white, red or green according to the directions and was the first lighthouse to be automated in 1898.

Corran Point Lighthouse
Corran Point Lighthouse
Corran Lighthouse
LocationCorran Point
United Kingdom
Coordinates56.720852°N 5.242272°W / 56.720852; -5.242272
Year first constructed1860
Automated1898 (the first to be automated)
Constructionmasonry tower
Tower shapecylindrical tower with balcony and lantern
Markings / patternwhite tower, black lantern, ochre trim
Tower height13 metres (43 ft)
Focal height12 metres (39 ft)
Light sourcemains power
Rangewhite: 10 nautical miles (19 km; 12 mi)
red: 7 nautical miles (13 km; 8.1 mi)
green: 7 nautical miles (13 km; 8.1 mi) [1]
CharacteristicIso WRG 4s.
Admiralty numberA4132
NGA number4080
ARLHS numberSCO-051
Managing agentNorthern Lighthouse Board[2]
Heritagecategory C listed building 

See also


  1. Corran Point Lighthouse Worldwide Lighthouses. Retrieved 13 May 2016
  2. Corran Point The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. Retrieved 13 May 2016
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