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Archaeology Notes

Event ID 684647

Category Descriptive Accounts

Type Archaeology Notes


NM71SW 21 72069 12290

Lighthouse [NAT]

OS (GIS) MasterMap, June 2010.


Jura, Fladda Lighthouse.

Scottish National Buildings Record, album of Northern Lighthouses - prints.

(Undated) information in NMRS.

Name: Fladda (1860)

Location: N56 15 W5 41 Firth of Lorne, 15 miles SW of Oban

Designed and built: David and Thomas Stevenson

Light first exhibited: 1860

Description: circular stone tower, painted white

Height of light above MHW: 43ft (13m)

Height of tower: 42ft (13m)

Light source and characteristics: W R G Gp Fl (2) ev 9 secs. Acetylene: 8250cp (R 2250): nominal range W11 R9 G9 nm

Fog warning apparatus: None

Manning: unwatched (automatic since 1956)

C Nicholson 1995.

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