Boars Head Lighthouse (Tiverton)

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44° 24' 14.5'' N    -66° 12' 55.0'' W
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BOARS HEAD I - Light Details


Location:North of Tiverton, NW entrance to Petite Passage
Standing:This light is no longer standing.
Operating:This light is no longer operating.
Began:1864
Year Lit:1864
Structure Type:Lantern, red on roof of dwelling, white
Light Characteristic:Flashing White (1941)
Tower Height:033ft feet high.
Light Height:070ft feet above water level.


History Items for This Lighthouse


  • 1883 - catatropic light, revolving red & white (60s), 10m
  • 1914 - fog signal established
  • 1922 - 1941 - 5th order dioptric lens, flashing white (15s), diaphone fog signal
  • 1941 - catatropic lens - 1941 - 1960 - replaced between these dates