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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
Source: Historic Scotland
Source ID: 352749
Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18655
Building Class: Cultural
County: Na h-Eileanan Siar
Electoral Ward: Sgir'Uige agus Ceann a Tuath nan Loch
Traditional County: Ross-shire
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.