Jeddore Rock Lighthouse

Jeddore Rock Lighthouse Locator Map


JEDDORE ROCK - Light Details

  • Location: On summit of rock, entrance to harbour
  • Standing: This light is no longer standing.
  • Operating: This light is no longer operating.
  • Date Automated: Automated by 1958
  • Began: 1881
  • Year Lit: 1881
  • Structure Type: Square wood tower, white, red stripes, dwelling attached
  • Light Characteristic: Occulting White (1922)
  • Tower Height: 050ft feet high.
  • Light Height: 086ft feet above water level.

History Items for This Lighthouse

  • 1922 - 4th order dioptric lens, group occulting white (40s), hand fog horn
  • 1930 - hand fog horn in operation
  • by 1980 - skeleton tower, enclosed stairwell, no lantern

Lightkeepers for Jeddore Rock Lighthouse

  • Mitchell, John W. 1XXX
  • Blakeney, Howard 1XXX

Highlights

  • County: HRM
  • Region: Eastern Shore
  • Body of Water: Jeddore Harbour
  • Scenic Drive: Marine Drive
  • Site Access: By Boat
  • Characteristic: Occulting White (1922)
  • Tower Height: 050 ft
  • Height Above Water: 086 ft
  • Latitude: 44~39~46.8
  • Longitude: 63~00~39.6
  • Off Shore: Yes
  • Still Standing: No
  • Still Operating: No

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