Sunday, October 30, 2011

0096. Jersey - Sorel Point Lighthouse

The Sorel Point Lighthouse is located atop the cliff on the Northernmost point of Jersey.

Jersey Post commemorated the Sorel Point Lighthouse by the release of 64p stamp on 5-Oct-1999

Built in 1938, the Sorel Point Lighthouse:
  • Tower is CYLINDRICAL concrete PILLBOX
  • Tower is painted BLACK and WHITE checkerboard pattern
  • Height is 3 meters
  • Colour scheme of LIGHT is WHITE or RED depending on direction
  • Light character is 2 seconds ON and 5.5 seconds OFF

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