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Lighthouses And Keepers' Cottages, Muckle Skerry

A Category A Listed Building in East Mainland, South Ronaldsay and Burray, Orkney Islands

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Latitude: 58.6902 / 58°41'24"N

Longitude: -2.9247 / 2°55'28"W

OS Eastings: 346496

OS Northings: 978415

OS Grid: ND464784

Mapcode National: GBR M54R.NY3

Mapcode Global: WH7DJ.1TKW

Plus Code: 9CCVM3RG+34

Entry Name: Lighthouses And Keepers' Cottages, Muckle Skerry

Listing Name: Pentland Skerries Lighthouses

Listing Date: 8 December 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 352858

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB18728

Building Class: Cultural

Location: South Ronaldsay

County: Orkney Islands

Electoral Ward: East Mainland, South Ronaldsay and Burray

Parish: South Ronaldsay

Traditional County: Orkney

Tagged with: Architectural structure

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SHORT TOWER on S. built 1794, now disused. TALL TOWER on
N. built in 19th cent. Keepers' Houses (platformed roofs).
Boundary wall.

Statement of Interest

One of the first lighthouses built for Commissioners of Northern Lighthouses. Upgraded, Cat B to A, 7 April 1998.

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