Muckle Flugga lighthouse punctuates the rocky stack of Muckle Flugga, in Shetland, Scotland. Originally called North Unst Lighthouse, it was renamed in View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of "Northern Light" on Discogs. During the Crimean War the Commissioners were urged by the Government to erect a light at Muckle Flugga with a view to the protection of Her Majesty's ships. The Light keepers would spend one month at work followed by one month ashore. Heavy seas, winter gales and the harsh North Sea all took their toll. A small open. Muckle Flugga Lighthouse is the northernmost lighthouse in the United Kingdom and is located on a protrusion of rocks in the Atlantic Ocean, on the northern. Construction started in July , a temporary light being established on 11 October ; this was 22ft [m] high with a cast iron lantern and temporary. Muckle Flugga, north of Unst, Shetland Isles, UK The present lighthouse replaced a temporary light, which had been built to aid those sailing to the. Originally this lighthouse was called the North Unst Lighthouse, it was renamed to it's current name in This is the northern most light in Scotland. as North Unst Lighthouse but its name was changed in to Muckle Flugga, The present lighthouse replaced a temporary light, which had been built. Built of brick for ease of transport, the light was constructed after bitter argument between the Commissioners of Northern Lighthouses and the.