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Latitude: 54.9744 / 54°58'27"N
Longitude: -5.0307 / 5°1'50"W
OS Eastings: 206130
OS Northings: 568626
OS Grid: NX061686
Mapcode National: GBR FHYK.JFV
Mapcode Global: WH1QW.P7MC
Plus Code: 9C6PXXF9+QP
Entry Name: Lochryan Lighthouse
Listing Name: Lochryan Lighthouse Including Ancillary Buildings
Listing Date: 20 July 1972
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 342580
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB10169
Building Class: Cultural
County: Dumfries and Galloway
Electoral Ward: Stranraer and the Rhins
Traditional County: Wigtownshire
Alan Stevenson, 1847, with later additions. 4-stage circular-plan lighthouse, tapering to below parapet; single storey courtyard-plan surrounding. Painted brick and coursed, stugged sandstone ashlar.
NE (ENTRANCE) ELEVATION: timber gate to leads to 2 timber doors to flat-roofed 1st stage of lighthouse; small round-arched openings at 2nd and 3rd stages; corbels to 4th stage; metal circular handrail; circular light; diamond pattern glazing (now obscured); domed cupola; ball finial.
NW (SIDE) ELEVATION: low coped wall to left, single storey central section; lighthouse to right.
SW (REAR) ELEVATION: central lighthouse; recessed blank bay to left, single strip opening to right.
SE (SIDE) ELEVATION: 2 single openings (infilled) to right.
Flat roofs to single storey sections; tapered corniced stack with circular can to SE elevation.
INTERIOR: not seen 1999.
Good example of a mid 19th century lighthouse with an interesting flat-moulded corbelling detail to the 4th stage. Built for the Northern Lighthouse Board.
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