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Foul Point Lighthouses (Kevilea)

  Province Eastern
  District Trincomalee
  Nearest Town Trincomalee

Introduction

1863. Inactive. 32 m (105 ft) round stone tower with lantern and gallery, painted white. The Sri Lanka Navy has a 2006 photo, a 2008 photo and a view from across the bay are available, and Michel Forand has a historic postcard view. Endangered: the tsunami left the lighthouse directly on the beach, as seen in a Google satellite view. Located on the point at the southern entrance to the harbor of Trincomalee. Site open, tower status unknown. ARLHS SLI-009.

Foul Point Light House (Kevillea)

Nearest Town or City : Trincomalee Sri Lanka

Location :Southern entrance to harbor at Trincomalee, NE coast of Sri Lanka, Bay of Bengal.

Managing Organization: Sri Lanka Ports Authority

Tower Height : 105

Description Tower : Conical stone tower.

Operational : No

Date Established : 1863

Date Present Tower Built : 1863

Current Use : Unknown.

Open To Public : Grounds only?

Height Focal Plane : 0

National Register : No