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WINGS NECK LIGHT

State: MASSACHUSETTS
Location: BUZZARD'S BAY
Nearest City: PATUISETT
County: BARNSTABLE
U.S.C.G. District: 1
Year Station Established: 1849



Existing Historic Tower:
  • Year Light First Lit: 1889
  • Is the Light Operational? NO
  • Date Deactivated: 1945
  • Automated:
  • Foundation Materials: FIELDSTONE
  • Construction Materials: WOOD
  • Markings/Patterns: WHITE W/BLACK LANTERN
  • Shape: HEXAGONAL PYRAMIDAL
  • Relationship to Other Structures: ATTACHED
  • Tower Height: 32
  • Original Optic: FIFTH ORDER
  • Year Original Lens Installed:
  • Present Optic: REMOVED
  • Year Present Lens Installed:
  • Height of Focal Plane: 50
  • Fresnel Lens Disposition:
  • Has tower been moved? NO
Previous Tower(s):
  • 1. Construction Date:
  • Description:
  • Fate/Disposition:
Modern Tower? YES
  • Year Tower Constructed: 1945
  • Type: STEEL SKELETAL
Existing Sound Signal Building? NO
  • Fog Signal Type: ORIG. BELL
Existing Keepers Quarters? YES
  • Year Constructed: 1889
  • Number of Stories: 1.5
  • Architectural Style: ATTACHED
  • Construction Materials: WOOD
Other Structures: COVERED WALKWAY ATTACHING TOWER TO DWELLING, OIL HOUSE (1849), 1870S KEEPERS FROM NED POINT LIGHT

Current Use: PRIVATE RESIDENCE

Owner/Manager: PRIVATE OWNER

Open to the Public? NO

Web Site:

National Register Status: LISTED; Reference #87001503
Name of Listing: WING'S NECK LIGHT (LIGHTHOUSES OF MASSACHUSETTS TR)
On State List/Inventory? YES; Year Listed:

Miscellaneous:
TOWER ATTACHED TO DWELLING BY COVERED PASSAGEWAY



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