Maughold Head

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For the parish on the Isle of Man, see Maughold (parish).

Coordinates: 54°17′45″N 4°18′34″W / 54.2957°N 4.3094°W / 54.2957; -4.3094

Maughold Head
Maughold Head Lighthouse.jpg

Maughold Head lighthouse.
Maughold Head is located in Isle of Man
Maughold Head
Maughold Head
 Maughold Head shown within the Isle of Man
OS grid reference SC492917
Parish Maughold
Sheading Garff
Crown dependency Isle of Man
Post town ISLE OF MAN
Dialling code 01624
Police Isle of Man
Fire Isle of Man
Ambulance Isle of Man
List of places
Isle of Man

Maughold Head is the easternmost point of the Isle of Man and the closest point in the Isle of Man to England, being 50 kilometres (31 mi) from St. Bees Head in Cumbria.

Maughold Head lies in the northeast of the island, some 5 kilometres (3.1 mi) from Ramsey, at the southern end of Ramsey Bay.

Maughold Head lighthouse[edit]

There is an unmanned lighthouse on the headland built by Charles Alexander Stevenson in 1914. The lighthouse is operated by the Northern Lighthouse Board.

External links[edit]

Media related to Maughold Head at Wikimedia Commons