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Former Oil Store at South Stack Lighthouse

A Grade II Listed Building in Trearddur, Isle of Anglesey

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Coordinates

Latitude: 53.3067 / 53°18'24"N

Longitude: -4.6991 / 4°41'56"W

OS Eastings: 220257

OS Northings: 382264

OS Grid: SH202822

Mapcode National: GBR GMSY.S9K

Mapcode Global: WH319.S4HT

Entry Name: Former Oil Store at South Stack Lighthouse

Listing Date: 29 March 1996

Last Amended: 30 June 1998

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 18034

Building Class: Maritime

Location: South-east of the lighthouse, in the angle of 2 compound walls.

County: Isle of Anglesey

Community: Trearddur

Community: Trearddur

Locality: South Stack Island

Traditional County: Anglesey

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History

Probably built in 1874 when the lantern of the lighthouse was replaced and a new oil-powered light introduced.

Exterior

Whitewashed render over rubble with coped gables on moulded kneelers, slate roof. Single storeyed, with doorway in E-facing gable, with small oculus in apex of gable, and a similar opening in the W-facing gable. Brick-arched ceiling internally, and low slate slab shelves lining the walls.

Reasons for Listing

An important component of the lighthouse site, and an unaltered example of a late C19 oil-store.

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