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Pentland Skerries Lighthouses

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

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Coordinates

Latitude: 58.6901 / 58°41'24"N

Longitude: -2.9243 / 2°55'27"W

OS Eastings: 346518

OS Northings: 978400

OS Grid: ND465784

Mapcode National: GBR M54R.P3Y

Mapcode Global: WH7DJ.1VR0

Entry Name: Pentland Skerries Lighthouses

Listing Date: 8 December 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 352860

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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Description

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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