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Observatory And Signal Station, Lighthouse Shore Establishment, Erraid, Mull

A Category C Listed Building in Oban South and the Isles, Argyll and Bute

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Latitude: 56.2984 / 56°17'54"N

Longitude: -6.3717 / 6°22'18"W

OS Eastings: 129640

OS Northings: 720367

OS Grid: NM296203

Mapcode National: GBR BDN2.880

Mapcode Global: WGYD8.3Y3F

Plus Code: 9C8M7JXH+98

Entry Name: Observatory And Signal Station, Lighthouse Shore Establishment, Erraid, Mull

Listing Name: Observatory

Listing Date: 28 August 1980

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 345046

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB12309

Building Class: Cultural

ID on this website: 200345046

Location: Kilfinichen and Kilvickeon

County: Argyll and Bute

Electoral Ward: Oban South and the Isles

Parish: Kilfinichen And Kilvickeon

Traditional County: Argyllshire

Tagged with: Lighthouse Observatory

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c. 1870. David Stevenson (?). Circular stone. Conical

Statement of Interest

Erraid is shore station for Dhu Heartach Lighthouse.

Observatory was built as a look-out to Dhu Heartach and

Skerryvore Lighthouses. Nearby are 9 dwellings for keepers

and crews.

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