Burntcoat Head Lighthouse

Lighthouse Details
45° 18' 36'' N    -63° 48' 24'' W
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BURNTCOAT HEAD I - Light Details


Location:Noel Shore, south shore Minas Basin
Standing:This light is no longer standing.
Operating:This light is no longer operating.
Began:1857
Year Lit:1858
Structure Type:Square wooden tower, white, attached to dwelling
Light Characteristic:Fixed White (1883)
Tower Height:050ft feet high.
Light Height:075ft feet above water level.


History Items for This Lighthouse


  • 1857, 1858, 1859 - all dates referred to as establishment dates
  • 1883 - catatropic lens, listed as Burnt Coat Head
  • 1913 - erosion completey separated light from mainland, torn down.
  • 1995 - replica built by community.