Nash Point Foghorn


UK, Wales, 1906

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The fog signal building at Nash Point was built in 1906 and is situated between the high and low lighthouses at Nash Point. It uses compressed-air driven sirens sounding through Rayleigh trumpets and could be heard up to 3miles off shore. The lighthouse was automated and de-manned in 1988 – the fog-signal was discontinued at this time.

The fog signal and the lighthouse next door is open to the public and can be visited. The fog horn is in maintained in working order and is sounded regularly for visitors. See local information about opening times, etc.

When in use, the fog horn sounds one 3 second blast every 30 seconds (it has a range of 2 nautical miles (3.7 km; 2.3 miles))

Technical Details

Location Built Character
St Donats, Vale of Glamorgan, Wales, UK 1906 Fo 3s (1) 30s 2nm

Model Details

Scale Height Pieces Sheets Difficulty (1-5)
1:250 3cm 12 1 x A4 3 [Moderate]

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