A lighthouse is an edifice with a fire on top, used as an aid to navigation. Though a period structure, dating from ancient times (e.g., the lighthouse of Pharos), it does not appear in medieval armory. For related charges, see beacon, tower.
Spurius Furius Eruditus bears: Argent, a bend sinister wavy azure between an open flame lighthouse gules and a lymphad, sails furled, sable.
Karl Friedrich von Sturmhofen bears: Argent, a lighthouse sable enflamed in chief gules within a bordure rayonny sable goutty argent.