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Out Skerries Lighthouse

Located on Bound Skerry, the easternmost of the Out Skerries island group, the Out Skerries Lighthouse was built in 1858 by engineering brothers David (1815-86) and Thomas Stevenson (1818-87). This replaced a temporary structure established here at the request of the navy four years earlier. The lighthouse comprises a white tower, 30m (98 feet) in height, and sends its beam for up to 20 miles (32 km). It was automated in 1972.


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