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Name: Chaine Tower   

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Also known as: Sandy Point Light

Nearest Town or City:
Larne, , United Kingdom

Location: West side of entrance to Larne Lough, County Antrim, Northern Ireland.

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Photo: Tony Denton

Managing Organization:
Commissioners of Irish Lights


This tower originally served as a daymark and a memorial to James Chaine, a benefactor of Larne. A light was added in 1899.

Tower Height: 75

Height of Focal Plane: 75

Characteristic and Range: 2.5 seconds on, 2.5 seconds off; white and red sectors.

Description of Tower: Cylindrical stone tower with conical roof; light is shown through a window.

This light is operational

Date Established: 1899

Date Present Tower Built: 1888

Date Automated: 1994

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

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