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Lighthouse Keepers Cottage 1, Muckle Skerry

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

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Latitude: 58.69 / 58°41'24"N

Longitude: -2.925 / 2°55'29"W

OS Eastings: 346480

OS Northings: 978397

OS Grid: ND464783

Mapcode National: GBR M54R.NSS

Mapcode Global: WH7DJ.1VF0

Plus Code: 9CCVM3RG+22

Entry Name: Lighthouse Keepers Cottage 1, Muckle Skerry

Listing Name: Pentland Skerries Lighthouses

Listing Date: 8 December 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 352859

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

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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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