|Year first constructed||1894|
|Foundation||a 14 feet (4.3 m) deep tank of water for balance and security during earthquakes|
|Construction||reinforced concrete tower|
|Tower shape||tapered cylindrical tower with balcony and lantern|
|Markings / pattern||white tower and lantern|
|Tower height||27 metres (89 ft)|
|Focal height||31 metres (102 ft)|
|Light source||solar power|
|Range||15 nautical mile|
|Characteristic||One flash every 2 s, alternating red and white|
Negril Lighthouse was built in 1894 1.5 miles (2.4 km) south south east of the westernmost tip of the island of Jamaica by the French company Barber & Bernard. It is one of the earliest concrete lighthouses.
Its foundation is a tank 14 feet (4.3 m) deep, which is kept filled with water to keep the 20-metre (66 ft) (27 metres (89 ft) according to Rowlett) reinforced concrete tower balanced and secured in the event of an earthquake. The tower is topped with a lantern and gallery.
Several adjacent one-story frame keeper's houses are staffed.
The site is a well-known attraction of the Negril area.
It is maintained by the Port Authority of Jamaica, an agency of the Ministry of Transport and Works.
- UK Directorate of Overseas Surveys 1:50,000 map of Jamaica (12 sheets), 1958-1973.
- Rowlett, Russ (2008-10-20). "Lighthouses of Jamaica". The Lighthouse Directory. University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
- Negril Point Lighthouse Archived 2011-06-29 at the Wayback Machine, Jamaica National Heritage Trust, 2005.
- Negril Point Lighthouse, Frans Eijgenraam, 2000.
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