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Burntisland Harbour, Old West Breakwater, Harbour Light

Beacon (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Burntisland Harbour, Old West Breakwater, Harbour Light

Classification Beacon (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) Burntisland Docks; 'burntisland 3'

Canmore ID 281009

Site Number NT28NW 30.14

NGR NT 22960 85344

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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Administrative Areas

  • Council Fife
  • Parish Burntisland
  • Former Region Fife
  • Former District Kirkcaldy
  • Former County Fife

Archaeology Notes

NT28NW 30.14 22960 85344

For comparable beacon ('Granton 2') at Granton Harbour, see NT27NW 28.05.

Harbour Light (fixed green) [NAT]

OS (GIS) AIB, May 2006.

(Burntisland 3: location cited as NT 229 853). At end of old W breakwater: c. 1876. Small cast-iron light with cylindrical base tapering sharply to small hexagonal lantern with conical roof and ventilator. In front, plain tubular pole with pair of bulkhead lights.

J R Hume 1997.


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