List of Northern Lighthouse Board lighthouses

This is a list of the currently operational lighthouses of the Northern Lighthouse Board (NLB). The list is divided by geographical location, and then by whether the lighthouses are classed by the NLB as a 'major lighthouse' or a 'minor light'. Former NLB lighthouses now disposed of are not included in the list.

Scotland (except principal island groups)Edit

Major lighthousesEdit

Name Image Area Built
Ailsa Craig Lighthouse   South Ayrshire1886
Ardnamurchan Lighthouse   Highland1849
Bell Rock Lighthouse   Angus1810
Buchan Ness Lighthouse   Boddam1827[1]
Cape Wrath Lighthouse   Highland1828[2]
Chanonry Lighthouse   Chanonry Point1846[3]
Corsewall Lighthouse   Dumfries and Galloway1817[4]
Covesea Skerries Lighthouse   Lossiemouth1846
Crammag Head Lighthouse   Dumfries and Galloway1913
Davaar Lighthouse   Argyll and Bute1854[5]
Duncansby Head Lighthouse   Duncansby Head1924
Dunnet Head Lighthouse   Dunnet Head1831[6]
Fidra Lighthouse   East Lothian[7]1885[8]
Fife Ness Lighthouse   Fife Ness1975[9]
Girdleness Lighthouse   Aberdeen1833[10]
Holy Isle Inner Lighthouse   North Ayrshire1877
Holy Isle Outer Lighthouse   North Ayrshire1905
Inchkeith Lighthouse   Fife1804[11]
Isle of May Lighthouse   Fife[12]1816[13]
Kinnaird Head Lighthouses   Kinnaird Head
Mull of Galloway Lighthouse   Mull of Galloway1830
Mull of Kintyre Lighthouse   Mull of Kintyre, Southend1788[14]
North Rona Lighthouse   Outer Hebrides1984
Noss Head Lighthouse   Highland1849[15]
Pladda Lighthouse   North Ayrshire1790[16]
Rattray Head lighthouse   Rattray Head1895[17]
Rua Reidh Lighthouse   Highland1912[18][19]
St. Abbs Lighthouse   Berwickshire1862[20]
Sanda Island Lighthouse   Argyll and Bute1850[21]
Scurdie Ness Lighthouse   Scurdie Ness1870[10]
Stoer Head Lighthouse   Stoer Head, Lochinver1870[22]
Strathy Point Lighthouse   Highland1958[23]
Stroma Lighthouse   Caithness1890
Sule Skerry Lighthouse   Orkney Islands1895[24]
Tarbat Ness Lighthouse   Highland[25]1830[26]

Minor lightsEdit

The HebridesEdit

Major lighthousesEdit

Minor lightsEdit

OrkneyEdit

Major lighthousesEdit

Minor lightsEdit

ShetlandEdit

Major lighthousesEdit

Minor lightsEdit

Isle of ManEdit

Major lighthousesEdit

Minor lightsEdit

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • "Northern Lighthouse Board: Lighthouses". Northern Lighthouse Board.
  • The Commissioners of Northern Lighthouses' Aids to Navigation Map 2012
  1. ^ http://www.nlb.org.uk/LighthouseLibrary/Lighthouse/Buchan-Ness/
  2. ^ http://www.nlb.org.uk/LighthouseLibrary/Lighthouse/Cape-Wrath/
  3. ^ http://www.nlb.org.uk/LighthouseLibrary/Lighthouse/Chanonry/
  4. ^ http://www.nlb.org.uk/LighthouseLibrary/Lighthouse/Corsewall/
  5. ^ https://www.nlb.org.uk/LighthouseLibrary/Lighthouse/Davaar/
  6. ^ https://www.nlb.org.uk/LighthouseLibrary/Lighthouse/Dunnet-Head/
  7. ^ http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/LB1336
  8. ^ https://www.nlb.org.uk/LighthouseLibrary/Lighthouse/Fidra/
  9. ^ https://www.nlb.org.uk/LighthouseLibrary/Lighthouse/Fife-Ness/
  10. ^ a b Canmore, Wikidata Q5032525
  11. ^ https://www.nlb.org.uk/LighthouseLibrary/Lighthouse/Inchkeith/
  12. ^ http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/LB2712
  13. ^ http://www.nlb.org.uk/LighthouseLibrary/Lighthouse/Isle-of-May/
  14. ^ https://www.nlb.org.uk/LighthouseLibrary/Lighthouse/Mull-of-Kintyre/
  15. ^ https://www.nlb.org.uk/LighthouseLibrary/Lighthouse/Noss-Head/
  16. ^ https://www.nlb.org.uk/LighthouseLibrary/Lighthouse/Pladda/
  17. ^ https://www.nlb.org.uk/LighthouseLibrary/Lighthouse/Rattray-Head/
  18. ^ http://www.nlb.org.uk/LighthouseLibrary/Lighthouse/Rubh-Re/
  19. ^ https://canmore.org.uk/site/267701/rubha-reidh-lighthouse
  20. ^ https://canmore.org.uk/site/78115/st-abbs-head-lighthouse
  21. ^ http://www.nlb.org.uk/LighthouseLibrary/Lighthouse/Sanda/
  22. ^ https://www.nlb.org.uk/LighthouseLibrary/Lighthouse/Stoer-Head/
  23. ^ https://www.nlb.org.uk/LighthouseLibrary/Lighthouse/Strathy-Point/
  24. ^ http://www.nlb.org.uk/Lighthouse.aspx?id=849
  25. ^ http://portal.historicenvironment.scot/designation/LB14100
  26. ^ https://www.nlb.org.uk/LighthouseLibrary/Lighthouse/Tarbat-Ness/