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Stoer Head Lighthouse

A Category B Listed Building in Raffin, Lairg, Highland

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Latitude: 58.24 / 58°14'24"N

Longitude: -5.4026 / 5°24'9"W

OS Eastings: 200370

OS Northings: 932967

OS Grid: NC003329

Mapcode National: GBR F61Y.G3W

Mapcode Global: WH05P.Z4JY

Plus Code: 9CCP6HRW+2X

Entry Name: Stoer Head Lighthouse

Listing Name: Stoer Head Lighthouse

Listing Date: 20 December 1979

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 332582

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB1833

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Assynt

County: Highland

Electoral Ward: North, West and Central Sutherland

Parish: Assynt

Traditional County: Sutherland

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D. & T. Stevenson, 1870. Short circular tower linked at 2
levels with keepers' dwellings; white painted tooled ashlar.
Projecting walk around light with cast-iron handrail.
2-storey 3-bay, flat roofed dwelling as 2 houses, each with
single storey lean-to at gable; multi-pane glazing.
Enclosed by white washed rubble, coped wall with 3 gate
piers, all squared rubble with pyramidal caps with 1 wide
and 1 narrow gate.

Statement of Interest

Near the lighthouse is a large field enclosed by a good dry

stone dyke, with a small steading and pair pigstye

presumably for keepers' use.

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