Maughold Head

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

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 mi) from Ramsey, at the southern end of Ramsey Bay.

Maughold Head lighthouse[edit]

Located at the very end of the headland is the Maughold Head Lighthouse which was built in 1914. Although now unmanned, it continues to be operated by the Northern Lighthouse Board.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Maughold Head". Northern Lighthouse Board. Retrieved 25 July 2016. 

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