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Where
Ramsey North
Ramsey North Pier Lighthouse
Photo © Richard Hoare (cc-by-sa/2.0)

Records of a light in Ramsey Harbour date back to as early as 1766.

The hexagonal iron lighthouse at the end of the North Pier dates back to 1864.

Ramsey North Lighthouse
Ramsey North Pier Lighthouse

In 1844 a wooden lighthouse was built at the end of the South Pier. A stone tower replaced this the following year.

In 1876 the South Breakwater was built in 1876 with the current lighthouse at the end.

Ramsey South Pier Lighthouse
Ramsey South Pier Lighthouse
Photo © David Martin (cc-by-sa/2.0)

Ramsey North Pier Lighthouse

  • Established: 1864
  • Height of tower: 8 metres
  • Elevation: 9 metres
  • Character: Q G

Ramsey South Pier Lighthouse

  • Established: 1844
  • Current tower: 1876
  • Height of tower: 8 metres
  • Character: Iso R 5 s