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Lightkeepers Dwelling Houses, Breasclete, Lewis

A Category B Listed Building in Sgir'Uige agus Ceann a Tuath nan Loch, Na h-Eileanan Siar

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Latitude: 58.2183 / 58°13'5"N

Longitude: -6.7457 / 6°44'44"W

OS Eastings: 121427

OS Northings: 935326

OS Grid: NB214353

Mapcode National: GBR 97Q0.BZ1

Mapcode Global: WGX1N.CP0M

Plus Code: 9CCM6793+8P

Entry Name: Lightkeepers Dwelling Houses, Breasclete, Lewis

Listing Name: Breasclate, Lighthouse Keeper's Houses Including Walls Gatepiers and Sundial

Listing Date: 31 March 1993

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 352749

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18655

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Uig

County: Na h-Eileanan Siar

Electoral Ward: Sgir'Uige agus Ceann a Tuath nan Loch

Parish: Uig

Traditional County: Ross-shire

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1899 (dated) as lighthouse keeper's/coastguard houses. Distinctive symmetrical composition, double-pile with crow-stepped gables to M-shaped (slated) roof, red brick-coloured harl with red ashlar dressings; 2 storeys, 5-bay front with heavy-bracketted eaves cornice, paired wall-head stacks central, archway over centre door with sculptured and painted tympanum, cill band at first floor; stacks (there are end stacks also) all with heavy caps, original red fireclay chimney cans with fluted detail. Modern glazing (originally sash windows throughout, 4-pane glazing). Flat-roofed low flanking wings similarly detailed. Large garden area enclosed by rubble walls, stop-chamfered square gatepiers, caps with trefoil detail; painted. Also white-painted and fluted sundial.

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