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Latitude: 57.8651 / 57°51'54"N
Longitude: -3.7769 / 3°46'36"W
OS Eastings: 294679
OS Northings: 887559
OS Grid: NH946875
Mapcode National: GBR K71Y.2NM
Mapcode Global: WH5FW.YKNX
Plus Code: 9C9RV68F+27
Entry Name: West Keeper's Cottages, Tarbatness Lighthouse
Listing Name: Tarbat Ness Lighthouse, Keepers' Cottages and Enclosing Wall
Listing Date: 25 March 1971
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 347380
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB14100
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: Tain and Easter Ross
Traditional County: Cromartyshire
Tagged with: Lighthouse keeper's house
Robert Stevenson, 1830. Rebuilt 1892. Tall circular tower on semi-circular base, with triangular paned lantern with domed
roof. Corbelled parapet. All painted tooled ashlar, with
painted broached dressings; contrasting painted margins and
banding to tower.
Pair flat roofed, single storey semi-detached keepers' cottages,
each 4 bays. Harled, with contrasting painted window cills,
base course and parapet. Paired centre windows, flanked by
slightly projecting corniced entrance bays. Slightly lower,
single bay stores, also with flat roofs, set back at east and
west gables. All with low parapet with painted detailing to
imitate crenellation. Some 12-pane glazing survives.
Site enclosed by white washed rubble wall and rounded dressed
Built (1830) cost of $9361. James Smith Contractor. Double red
painted band for recognition.
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