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Western Keeper's House, Tiumpan Head Lighthouse, Lewis

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

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Latitude: 58.2608 / 58°15'38"N

Longitude: -6.1394 / 6°8'21"W

OS Eastings: 157293

OS Northings: 937700

OS Grid: NB572377

Mapcode National: GBR C67W.SSM

Mapcode Global: WGZ40.NMPK

Plus Code: 9CCM7V66+87

Entry Name: Western Keeper's House, Tiumpan Head Lighthouse, Lewis

Listing Name: Tiumpan Head Lighthouse and Attendant Buildings

Listing Date: 25 March 1971

Category: C

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 353512

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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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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