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Edinburgh, Newhaven Harbour, North Pier, Western Lighthouse

Beacon (Period Unassigned)

Site Name Edinburgh, Newhaven Harbour, North Pier, Western Lighthouse

Classification Beacon (Period Unassigned)

Alternative Name(s) New Lighthouse, Leith Docks, Newhaven Harbour, Newhaven Pier; Newhaven 2

Canmore ID 52002

Site Number NT27NE 76.02

NGR NT 25438 77241

Datum OSGB36 - NGR


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  • Council Edinburgh, City Of
  • Parish Edinburgh (Edinburgh, City Of)
  • Former Region Lothian
  • Former District City Of Edinburgh
  • Former County Midlothian

Archaeology Notes

NT27NE 76.02 25438 77241

Location formerly cited as NT 25437 77241.

See also NT27NE 76.05.

Lighthouse (disused) [NAT]

OS (GIS) AIB, 7 July 2006.

(Newhaven 2: location cited as NT 254 773). At end of extended E pier: 1876. Tall tapering octagonal cast-iron tower on two-stage matching base. Octagonal gallery, bracketed from head of tower, with perforated floor and plain railings. Octagonal lantern with triangular panes and pyramidal roof with ventilator. Circular openings on alternate faces of upper part of tower. Some details comparable with Aberdeen 1 [NJ90NE 7.03] and Ardrossan [NS24SW 36.03].

J R Hume 1997.


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