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Name: Coat Mer Front Light   Map it!

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Also known as: Coat Mer Aval Light

Nearest Town or City:
Lézardrieux, , France

Location: Côtes d'Armor département; west side of the Trieux River, approx. 1.5 miles north of Lézardrieux.

Managing Organization:
Bureau des Phares et Balises

The original lighthouse here was destroyed by German troops in August 1944.

Tower Height: 36

Height of Focal Plane: 52

Characteristic and Range: Fixed green; range 9 nautical miles.

Description of Tower: Square stone tower with a gabled roof, one side painted white with the words "COAT MER AVAL" painted in black. The light is shown from a small stone platform outside the top window.

This light is operational

Earlier Towers?
1869: Fixed red light shown from a window in the keeper's house.

Date Established: 1869

Date Present Tower Built: c. 1950

Current Use: Active aid to navigation.

Open To Public? Grounds only.

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