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Fladda, Fladda Lighthouse

Lighthouse (19th Century)

Site Name Fladda, Fladda Lighthouse

Classification Lighthouse (19th Century)

Alternative Name(s) Phladda; Sound Of Easdale; Sound Of Luing

Canmore ID 150915

Site Number NM71SW 21

NGR NM 72069 12290

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Argyll And Bute
  • Parish Jura
  • Former Region Strathclyde
  • Former District Argyll And Bute
  • Former County Argyll

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.


Construction (1860)

Light established in 1860.

R W Munro 1979

Modification (1956)

Automated in 1956.

R W Munro 1979


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