Castle Hill Lighthouse
Newport, Rhode Island
Location: East Passage of Narragansett Bay
Nearest city: Newport, Rhode Island
Coordinates: 41 27 44 N 71 21 47 W
Accessibility: The lighthouse is not open but the grounds are adjacent to the Castle Hill Inn and are open to the public.
Cared for by the Castle Hill Inn
Station established: 1890
Present lighthouse built: 1890
Construction material: Granite
Height of tower: 34 feet
Height of focal plane: 40 feet
Original optic: Fifth order Fresnel lens
Present optic: VLB-44 (LED)
Characteristic: Red light, 3 seconds on, 3 seconds off.
Fog signal: One blast every 10 seconds (mariner activated via VHF radio)