Burntcoat Head Lighthouse

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


Location:Noel Shore, south shore Minas Basin
Standing:This light is no longer standing.
Operating:This light is no longer operating.
Date Automated:Automated by c. 1975
Decommissioned:This light has been decommissioned.
Began:1913
Year Lit:1914
Structure Type:Lantern on roof of square wood dwelling, white, red lantern
Light Characteristic:Fixed White (1972)
Tower Height:039ft feet high.
Light Height:076ft feet above water level.


History Items for This Lighthouse


  • 1914 - replaced tower of 1857 (some records say 1913)
  • 1922 - 1941 - 4th order dioptric lens, fixed white, 14m
  • 1972 - Feb 18, destroyed by fire
  • 1995 - replica of light built, opened as museum