Esha Ness Lighthouse

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Eshaness Lighthouse
Esha Ness Lighthouse.jpg
Location Northmavine peninsula, Shetland, Scotland
Coordinates 60°29′21″N 1°37′38″W / 60.48917°N 1.62722°W / 60.48917; -1.62722Coordinates: 60°29′21″N 1°37′38″W / 60.48917°N 1.62722°W / 60.48917; -1.62722
Year first lit 1929
Automated 1974
Tower shape Square
Markings / pattern White
Height 12 metres (39 ft)
Focal height 61 metres (200 ft)
Intensity 46,500 CD
Range 25 nautical miles; 29 miles (46 km)
Characteristic White Flash every 12 secs

Eshaness Lighthouse is situated on the Northmavine peninsula in the north-west of the Shetland Islands, Scotland. It sometimes rendered as Esha Ness Lighthouse.

The lighthouse has a tapering, square tower 12 metres (39 ft) high and was built by David Alan Stevenson, one of the famous 'lighthouse' Stevensons, between 1925 and 1929. It was built from concrete because of the unsuitability of local stone.

It flashes white every 12 seconds and has a nominal range of 25 nautical miles (46 km). The light was automated in 1974 and the former lighthouse keepers' accommodation now serves as holiday accommodation. It is owned by the Shetland Amenity Trust.

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