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Portishead Point

United Kingdom Latitude / Longitude: 51.49464° / -2.773605°
Description : Lighthouse first proposed by Trinity House in 1929. Submitted and then approved by Estates and General Purposes Committee 12091930. Light was present by March 1931. Light characteristics of Fl310s not shown on charts until Sept 1937. Built by Chance Bros. Co. Ltd. from drawings dated Jan 1931. Fog signal was originally a bell this was removed in 1998. Fog signal is now a horn 1 blast every 20 seconds - this is operated remotely from Avonmouth Signal Station Bristol VTS
Type: Lighthouse
Type of Flashing: Flashing (Fl)
Number of Flashes: 3
Light Color: White / W
Interval of Flashing: 10s
Focal Height: 9m
Light Range: 16M
Location / Area / Island: West Coast of England
Year Built: 1931
Operational: Yes
Shape & Material Black metal framework tower - white concrete base
Color of Structure Black and white

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MCS AILSA 2.76 87
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RESOLUTION LADY 6.51 115
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