Ayre, Point of, Isle of Man

Historical Description

Ayre, Point of, the northern extremity of the Isle of Man. A lighthouse stands on it, erected in 1818, with lantern 106 feet above high water, visible at the distance of 15 miles. The Whitestone and Stranakiley sands are adjacent.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5