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Tiumpan Head Lighthouse and Attendant Buildings

A Category C Listed Building in Sgire an Rubha, Na h-Eileanan Siar

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Coordinates

Latitude: 58.261 / 58°15'39"N

Longitude: -6.1388 / 6°8'19"W

OS Eastings: 157326

OS Northings: 937719

OS Grid: NB573377

Mapcode National: GBR C67W.T2L

Mapcode Global: WGZ40.NMYD

Entry Name: Tiumpan Head Lighthouse and Attendant Buildings

Listing Date: 25 March 1971

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353510

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB19209

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Stornoway

County: Na h-Eileanan Siar

Electoral Ward: Sgire an Rubha

Parish: Stornoway

Traditional County: Ross-shire

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Description

Lighthouse and attendant buildings, inscription panel "1900 erected by the Commissioners of Northern Lighthouses/D A Stevenson Engineer". All whitewashed, contrasting painted detail. Lighthouse is a moderately tall, battered circular tower, door at foot with inscription on block pediment over; above, 2 tiered galleries, the upper encircling domed and diamond-paned lantern of standard design, flat-roofed low range adjoins at north. To west, a long and low rectangular-plan flat-roofed block, south-facing, elevation divided in to two centre-doored ranges, sash windows with 4-pane glazing, end and centre stacks. A second block of similar scale set cross-wways and placed further to west may not be original, 8 bays x 3, sash windows mostly, with 12-pane glazing pattern; simplified roof detailing, roofscape with two sets paired stacks (presumably over internal cross-walls), 3 ventilators close to south end. Perimeter wall and square gatepiers at south.

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