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Latitude: 58.6254 / 58°37'31"N
Longitude: -4.9991 / 4°59'56"W
OS Eastings: 225955
OS Northings: 974726
OS Grid: NC259747
Mapcode National: GBR G51X.T14
Mapcode Global: WH267.5GQJ
Plus Code: 9CCQJ2G2+58
Entry Name: Cape Wrath Lighthouse
Listing Name: Cape Wrath Lighthouse and Keepers' Cottages
Listing Date: 18 March 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 330781
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB488
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: North, West and Central Sutherland
Traditional County: Sutherland
Robert Stevenson, 1828. Circular whitewashed tooled granite
tower; corbelled balcony with cast-iron balustrated around
light. Single storey semi-circular building at base.
Lighthouse fronted by Egyptian style single storey range
of 2-3 keepers' cottages with advanced porches, all
whitewashed tooled granite; tall stacks; flat roof.
Cottages linked to lighthouse by low retaining walls have
forming small court, the whole further enclosed by outer
perimeter coped rubble wall containing later range of single
storey cottages and service building.
Lighthouse, sited on most north-westerly tip of UK
mainland, was built at cost of $14,000.
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