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Leading Lights, Montrose

A Category B Listed Building in Montrose, Angus

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Latitude: 56.7036 / 56°42'12"N

Longitude: -2.4567 / 2°27'24"W

OS Eastings: 372133

OS Northings: 756964

OS Grid: NO721569

Mapcode National: GBR VY.FPG2

Mapcode Global: WH8RK.7RDV

Plus Code: 9C8VPG3V+C8

Entry Name: Leading Lights, Montrose

Listing Name: Montrose Harbour, Inner Harbour Light

Listing Date: 30 March 1999

Category: B

Source: Historic Scotland

Source ID: 383412

Historic Scotland Designation Reference: LB38223

Building Class: Cultural

Location: Montrose

County: Angus

Town: Montrose

Electoral Ward: Montrose and District

Traditional County: Angus

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Robert Stevenson, 1818. Circular stone tower, harled and painted. Windows on 4 levels facing seawards, doorway on N side. Tower tapers to gallery on cast-iron ring, balustrade, lantern in octagonal housing with ogee roof and ball finial. 8-pane timber sash and case windows on upper 3 levels.

Statement of Interest

Originally one of a pair of harbour lights marking the route into the River South Esk and up-river quays. This is the inner light, the outer tower is now reduced to 4 base courses.

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