Trevose Head Lighthouse, Cornwall

trevose head lighthouse cornwall cornish offshore reef
Trevose Head Lighthouse stands guard over ........ these reefs

Trevose Head Lighthouse is a shore station, built by Thomas and Jacob Olver of Falmouth in 1847, and when first opened it showed two white lights and had no fog horn and a crew of 2 men

A complete revamp of the lighthouse in 1882 resulted in a single rotating white and a crew of 3 men

And another modernisation in 1912 altered the light to a flashing red

Today the lighthouse has a flashing red every 5 seconds with a visibility of 25 miles, it also has a fog horn giving two blasts every 30 seconds. The red light is to be changed to a white

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