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Lighthousekeepers' Dwellings, Corran Point

A Category C Listed Building in Fort William and Ardnamurchan, Highland

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Latitude: 56.7209 / 56°43'15"N

Longitude: -5.2426 / 5°14'33"W

OS Eastings: 201679

OS Northings: 763498

OS Grid: NN016634

Mapcode National: GBR FBFY.PCN

Mapcode Global: WH1G8.FBRJ

Plus Code: 9C8PPQC4+9W

Entry Name: Lighthousekeepers' Dwellings, Corran Point

Listing Name: Ardgour, Corran Narrows, Tigh Soluis (Former Lighthouse Keepers' Dwellings) and Garden Wall

Listing Date: 29 May 1985

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332399

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1690

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Ardgour

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: Fort William and Ardnamurchan

Parish: Ardgour

Traditional County: Argyllshire

Tagged with: Lighthouse keeper's house

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1860, 2-storey, symmetrical 3-bay double gabled house with

separate dwellings in ground and 1st floors. All white harled

with contrasting painted tooled ashlar margins.

Centre doors in east elevation, that in 1st floor served by

forestair. Symmetrical 3-window fenestration to rear, both

ground and 1st floors; lying-pane glazing end stacks; slate


Single storey lean-to extensions to both north and south gables.

Rubble garden wall with roughly dressed coped encircles dwelling

and lighthouse; pair square tooled ashlar gatepiers with matching pedestrian entrance, all with shallow pyramidal caps. Simple

cast-iron gates.

Statement of Interest

Tigh Soluis now a private house. Former lighthouse fluted

cast-iron sundial in garden (standard design).

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