Longships Lighthouse |
What
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  • Museums
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Where
Longships Lighthouse

Visible from Sennen Cove

The shore station for Longships Lighthouse was located at Sennen Cove. The lighthouse keepers families lived in the row of cottage, and the wives could signal to their husbands using semaphone flags.

  • Established: 1791
  • Present tower: 1875
  • Height of Tower: 35 metres
  • Elevation: 35 metres
  • Automated:1988
  • Character: Fl (2) WR 10s
  • Range of light: 15 miles
  • Engineer: Samuel Wyatt (1791), Sir James Douglass (1875)