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Name: North Ronaldsay Lighthouse (old)  

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Nearest Town or City:
Hollandstoun, , United Kingdom

Location: On most northerly island in Orkney, off north coast of Scotland.


This lighthouse was deactivated in 1809; a new North Ronaldsay Lighthouse was built in 1854. A stone sphere taken from the island of Sanday was placed on top of the tower.

Description of Tower: Conical tower topped with stone sphere.

This light is not operational

Date Established: 1789

Date Present Tower Built: 1789

Date Deactivated: 1809

Current Use: Historic attraction.

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