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Stores Buildings at Bardsey Lighthouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Aberdaron, Gwynedd

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Latitude: 52.7497 / 52°44'59"N

Longitude: -4.7994 / 4°47'57"W

OS Eastings: 211159

OS Northings: 320576

OS Grid: SH111205

Mapcode National: GBR GPJF.GC3

Mapcode Global: WH33Z.74VT

Plus Code: 9C4QP6X2+V6

Entry Name: Stores Buildings at Bardsey Lighthouse

Listing Date: 29 March 1996

Last Amended: 26 June 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 17925

Building Class: Maritime

Location: A group of 3 buildings close to the 'New Keepers' Quarters, and built against the S boundary wall of the compound.

County: Gwynedd

Community: Aberdaron

Community: Aberdaron

Locality: Yr Enlli / Bardsey Island

Traditional County: Caernarfonshire

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Three stores buildings, probably built c1873 (the date when the optical equipment of the lighthouse was changed), comprising 2 general stores and a curved-vaulted oil store. Part of the group visible in a John Thomas photograph of 1886.


A small domestic store building lies to the E with paired doorways and hipped slate roof. Parallel to the gable wall of the Keepers' accommodation is the oil store, of a standard type. Whitewashed render over stone, with segmentally vaulted roof, brick arched internally. Round-arched doorway in W gable end, and small circular opening in E gable. Alongside this to the W is a further stores building intended for equipment associated with the lighthouse: whitewashed render with slate roof, and paired doors facing into the compound.

Reasons for Listing

The stores buildings form part of a coherent group of buildings associated with the lighthouse.

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