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Butt of Lewis Lighthouse
May 15, 2017, 10:11 am
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Butt of Lewis Lighthouse 1Built in 1862 by David and Thomas Stevenson, this lighthouse is situated at the northernmost tip of the Isle of Lewis, one of the windiest spots in the United Kingdom.

Butt of Lewis Lighthouse 2The red brick tower stands 37 metres tall and its light has a range of 25 miles. Like many lighthouses in Scotland, it was automated in 1998.

Butt of Lewis Lighthouse 3

Butt of Lewis Lighthouse 4


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