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Latitude: 58.4926 / 58°29'33"N
Longitude: -4.4289 / 4°25'43"W
OS Eastings: 258522
OS Northings: 958606
OS Grid: NC585586
Mapcode National: GBR H6F8.XQ9
Mapcode Global: WH386.YS5V
Plus Code: 9CCQFHVC+2F
Entry Name: Ferry Look Out, Tongue
Listing Name: Kyle of Tongue Look-Out/Ferry House
Listing Date: 7 March 1984
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 352499
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18453
Building Class: Cultural
Electoral Ward: North, West and Central Sutherland
Traditional County: Sutherland
Tagged with: Architectural structure
Early 19th century, single storey octagonal building sited on slightly raised platform overlooking the Kyle of Tongue. Harled rubble, tooled ashlar margins. Centre door in west face, flanked by windows, with further windows in north and south facets. Tall rear margined and corniced wallhead stack octagonal piended slate roof; stumpy lead finial. Drystone coped retaining wall to raised site.
Stands not far from ferry pier; now superceded by causeway crossing Kyle. Small round now roofless building on west side of Kyle by the ferry pier at Achuvoldrac appears to link with Tongue lookout and probably served as shelter/signal station.
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