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20, Lighthouse Keeper's Cottage, Chanonry Point

A Category A Listed Building in Fortrose, Highland

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Coordinates

Latitude: 57.5741 / 57°34'26"N

Longitude: -4.0929 / 4°5'34"W

OS Eastings: 274929

OS Northings: 855708

OS Grid: NH749557

Mapcode National: GBR J88P.V7D

Mapcode Global: WH4FZ.3W7J

Plus Code: 9C9QHWF4+JR

Entry Name: 20, Lighthouse Keeper's Cottage, Chanonry Point

Listing Name: Chanonry Chanonry Lighthouse, Keeper's House, Wall and Gatepiers

Listing Date: 25 March 1971

Category: A

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 373132

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB31799

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Fortrose

County: Highland

Town: Fortrose

Electoral Ward: Black Isle

Traditional County: Ross-shire

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Description

Alan Stevenson, 1846, Egyptian style, stugged ashlar with
broached margin drafts (painted). Lighthouse a short circular
tower with cast-iron balustrade; base of tower clasped by
semi-circular single storey block to form 3-bay front with
centre door (at base of tower) with battered pilastered and
block pedimented doorpiece flanked by blind openings at ends
of semi-circular block.
Keeper's house single-storey 5 bays with end bays lower; broad
battered pylons at centre bay and battered pylons at ends of
centre 3 bays; original 16-pane glazing pattern; battered
pylon chimney; modern lean-to porch. Square-plan ashlar
gate-piers, coped wall.

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