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Lady Bay Upper

30 May 2007 WARRNAMBOOL'S historic lighthouses are out of action
Flagstaff Hill Maritime Museum
Merri Street, Warrnambool

Open 9.00am to 5.00pm daily except Christmas Day

Adults $12
Pensioners $9
School Aged Children $5
Family $28

Contact 03 5564 7841

 

In 1859 a lighthouse was erected on the beach at Lady Bay to assist navigation. In heavy seas, however, the lighthouse was obscured by waves and spray. The lighthouse was dismantled and in 1871 the light placed on an obelisk situated above the beach on Flagstaff Hill. This structure is now known as the lower lighthouse


The lighthouse tower with the quarters on the left and signal station on the right
The lighthouse tower with the quarters on the right and signal station on the left

Technical / Historical Details
Nearest Town Warrnambool  Height - Elevation 7.9m (26ft) - 33.2m (109ft) 
Lat/Long: 3823.4 14929.4  Lantern  
Construction White stone tower  Lens  
Built 1871  Character Fl.W. period 5s fl. 0.5s, ec. 4.5s 
First Lit   Range NM 18W  
Automated      
De-activated   Open Grounds only 
Architect   Access Road 
Reference 8020 K 2158.1  Accommodation No 
See Also: Lady Bay Lower 
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