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Lighthouse, Mouille Point
Cape Town, Western Cape

Charles Cornwallis (alias Collier) MICHELL: Design Architect
PUBLIC WORKS DEPARTMENT of the CAPE COLONY: Architect

Date:1842
Type:Lighthouse
Status:Ruin

Mouille Point Lighthouse stood in the grounds of the present-day Granger Bay campus of the Cape Peninsular University of Technology (CPUT) at Mouille Point. The lighthouse was decommissioned on 15 April 1906. All that remains is a circular base marking it’s original site.

Submitted by Bev Young, May 2019

The Green Point Lighthouse is often mistaken for the Mouille Point Lighthouse.


Writings about this entry

Hoberman, Gerald. 2011. Lighthouses of South Africa : pocket edition. Cape Town - London - New York: The Gerald & Marc Hoberman Collection. pg 21
Williams, Harold. 1993. Southern Lights : Lighthouses of Southern Africa. Cape Town: William Waterman Publications. pg 8-9